MORNING CRASH: Car Collides With Semi

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A crash involving a semi tied up traffic for a short time Monday morning in West Des Moines.

Police say the accident happened at the intersection of 1st Street and Locust around 5:20 a.m. A Pontiac Sunfire was headed south on 1st Street and crossed the center line, into the path of a northbound semi.

Police say the driver of the Sunfire was taken to a local hospital. The condition of the driver is unknown. The semi driver was not injured.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.