Report: I-80 near Des Moines closed due to multi-vehicle crash

ALTOONA, Iowa — Several vehicles were involved in a crash along Interstate 80 in the Des Moines area on Monday morning, December 9.

The crash shut down westbound I-80 at Mile Marker 139, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

WOI out of Des Moines reported that someone sustained a serious injury, according to the Iowa Department of Public Safety.

The Iowa Department of Transportation said a news vehicle from KCCI was also involved in the crash; the workers were OK and were still able to report on the collision.

This crash happened about 160 miles west of the Quad Cities.

(Editor’s Note: Initial reports indicated that the crash was fatal.  The report has since changed to say one person has suffered a serious injury)

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