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Semi Accident Shuts Down WB I-80 Thursday Morning-UPDATED

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An single vehicle accident shutdown the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 near LeClaire, Iowa early Thursday morning.

Emergency crews were called to mile marker 305 on I-80 near the 35th Street overpass.

At the scene, responders found a semi in the north side of the ditch.

The semi was tipped onto the passenger side and the driver was trapped.

The driver told police he lost control of his vehicle due to an undetermined medical issue.

He was extricated by the LeClaire Fire Department and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officials say the road was clear and do not believe it was a factor in the accident.
The crash remains under investigation.

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