ACCIDENT UPDATE: Passenger In Critical Condition

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Des Moines police say alcohol may have been involved in a crash Monday night.

Witnesses tell police that Damien Brockett was speeding down Third Street when he hit a curb, lost control and crashed into the Northside Senior Center on Douglas Avenue.

A passenger in the SUV, 34-year old Cara Nelson, was taken to Methodist Hospital. She was listed in critical condition.

There has been no update on her condition Tuesday evening.

Police say Brockett smelled of alcohol. He was taken to Mercy Hospital.  His condition is being withheld.

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