6 First Alert traffic update: Westbound Interstate 80 reopened near Underwood after two hour closure

(Source: KOSA)
Published: Dec. 7, 2022 at 5:55 AM CST
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UNDERWOOD, Iowa (WOWT) - After a two hour closure, traffic is now flowing again on westbound Interstate 80 near Underwood.

The crash happened near the rest stop at Underwood shortly before 5:30 AM Wednesday.

A large box truck and a pickup truck were involved in the crash.

A detour was put into place and took traffic onto the exit at Neola, then along Highway 191 to Magnolia Avenue, where it returned to the Interstate.

Eastbound traffic on Interstate 80 was not affected.

Traffic returned to normal shortly before 7:30 AM.

This is a developing story. Stay with 6 News for updates.