Overnight rollover crash closes I-380 in Linn County

Published: Sep. 24, 2020 at 5:03 AM CDT
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LINN COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) - I-380 has reopened following a rollover crash that caused a fire just before 2 a.m. on Thursday.

The Iowa Department of Transportation said a truck crashed and was engulfed in flames causing the closure of Walford Road that passes over the interstate.

The crash happened in the southbound lanes at the bridge between Wright Brothers Boulevard and the truck stop south of Cedar Rapids.

Officials said fire crews were able to put out the fire and conducted a search for a possible victim.

Though no victims were found in the area, officials were later advised that a man had asked for assistance at a local business.

Officials determined the man to be the victim in the rollover, but his name and condition has not been released at this time.

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