Injuries Reported in Malcom, IA, 18-wheeler Accident at I-80 & US 63
Malcom, IA -- July 14, 2019, injuries resulted from an accident in which an 18-wheeler crashed and caught fire along Interstate 80.
According to information released by the Iowa State Highway Patrol, the crash happened in the afternoon hours of Sunday along eastbound I-80 approaching exit 191.
At this time, the exact cause of the crash remains unclear. Authorities said that two semi-trailers and a U-Haul truck somehow crossed paths, resulting in a multi-vehicle collision. As a result, one of the semis caught fire.
Rescue teams responded to the scene and reported injuries, but it's unclear who was hurt or how severely. There were no fatalities.
Police reported no charges or citations in their initial reports. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.