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Accident victim airlifted

Two others also hospitalized after I-80 crash

Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 10:32 a.m. CDT

Three people were transported to the hospital, one by LifeStar helicopter, from the scene of an accident late Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 80 near Morris.

The accident occurred between a semi and a pickup truck in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80.

Two people were pinned in the pickup and needed to be extricated.

One person in the pickup was airlifted from the scene. Two others in the pickup were taken away by ambulance.

Interstate 80 was temporarily shut down in both directions near the accident site, by mile marker 107, to allow the helicopter to land.

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