LIGHTS OUT: Light Pole Causes Accident

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West Des Moines Police and the Iowa Department of Transportation are investigating a late night accident involving three cars and a motorcycle.

Around 11:30 p.m. Thursday police were called to an accident on Interstate-235 at the 50th Street on-ramp.

When they arrived, they found a light pole had fallen across the entrance ramp.

Three cars and a motorcycle hit the pole. The man riding the motorcycle had to lay his bike down. He was checked at the scene and declined medical attention.

No one in the cars was hurt.

The light pole was removed from the roadway, and the DOT was called to look at it.

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