Three people were injured in an accident that slowed traffic on I-80 near Grinnell Friday night.
Three vehicles were traveling westbound on I-80 and had stopped due to a traffic back-up at the 181 mile marker. A semi traveling westbound failed to stop and collided with the three vehicles.
Twenty three-year-old Arthur M. Fiester of Cedar Rapids was transported by air to Mercy in Des Moines He is in critical condition. Sixty two-year-old Linda Olson of Eldridge and Connie Mae Johnson were transported by ambulance to Grinnell Regional. The extent of their injuries is unknown.
The accident is under investigation.