EASTERN IOWA – On Wednesday, the Iowa Department of Transportation reported that north-central and eastern Iowa roads were, at one point, 100 percent ice-covered.
A state trooper was at the scene of a five-car crash on I-80 in Cedar County when a semi lost control and sideswiped the squad car. The trooper was in the vehicle at the time and is ok.
Highway 69 in Des Moines was closed early Wednesday morning because of a jack-knifed semi. Plows are on the highways and interstate maintaining the roads.