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SEMI ACCIDENT: One Transported By Air

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Westbound Highway 30 was shut down between Ames and Nevada Thursday night following an accident involving two semis.

It happened at the intersection of Highway 30 and 590th street around 8:15 Thursday evening.

Authorities say one semi was slowing down to turn when it was rear-ended by another semi.  Neither driver was injured, but a passenger in the rear semi was critically injured and was taken from the scene by helicopter to Mercy in Des Moines.

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