Multiple-vehicle accident leads to oil spill in Des Moines

On Tuesday, November 19 a semi was involved in a six-vehicle pileup that caused the semi to spill 70 gallons of oil onto Interstate Highway 80/35 in Des Moines. The accident caused major delays in the area.

According to Iowa State Patrol’s Scott Bright, the early morning accident only resulted in injury to one person. The victim was immediately taken to a hospital to receive medical attention.

Bright said onlooking drivers were using the inside shoulder to pass through the area while the three effected westbound lanes, from University Avenue to Merle Hay Road, were being cleaned.

If you have been the victim of a car accident, you might benefit from the advice of an experienced attorney. If you are looking for help in the Des Moines area, contact LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at (515) 225-2600 to see what we can do to help you.


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