Three-vehicle crash causes partial shutdown on east mixmaster

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UPDATE 10:00 p.m.

DES MOINES — All lanes on the I-80 East mixmaster are now open. The van and one of the semis have been removed, but the remaining semi is waiting to be towed later this evening.


DES MOINES — The Iowa State Patrol is asking drivers to use caution driving on the I-80 East mixmaster after a three-vehicle accident. Part of the roadway has been shut down, and is expected to stay shut down for several more hours.

Troopers say the accident involved two semis and a passenger van. Two of those involved were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

This story will be updated as we receive more information.

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