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Occupants Start Fighting after SUV Pins Van into Utility Pole

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DES MOINES, Iowa -- Police are investigating a crash after an SUV pinned a van against a utility pole in Des Moines on Monday.

Des Moines police say the driver of a van was slowing down to turn into an alley near 612 Ovid Avenue. That's when the driver in an SUV sped up behind the van to get around it. The van turned, which sent the two vehicles crashing into a utility pole.

Police say occupants in both vehicles got out and a fight ensued. Witnesses reported that someone pulled a gun on the other party, but police have not recovered a weapon from the scene.

The crash is still under investigation. So far, no charges have been filed.