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UPDATE: One person is injured from the I-80 accident

JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) — Officers with the Iowa State Patrol are responding to an accident along Interstate 80 near West Branch.

At this time there are few details as officers are still on scene.

Iowa DOT cameras show traffic is moving smoothly near Herbert Hoover Highway. However, traffic appears to be at a halt near Wapsi Ave. Here’s a look from the DOT camera at 1:45 pm in that area. 

UPDATE: One person is injured in the accident. 60-year-old Leif Jay McGowan was driving his tractor when he struck another vehicle on the roadway. This caused debris from the vehicle that was hit to strike another vehicle.

More information as this develops.

Ashley Neighbor

Reporter, Cedar Rapids

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