Two people hurt in crash between motorcycle, car on Interstate 380

A squad car was also hit as police were diverting traffic
Published: Mar. 9, 2021 at 9:43 PM CST
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Two people were hurt in a crash involving a motorcycle and a car on I-380 in Cedar Rapids at around 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Officials said police responded to the crash in the northbound lanes of I-380 just north of the Wilson Avenue SW exit.

Police said a motorcycle rear-ended a car. Both of the people on the motorcycle were injured, and one of them was taken to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for what officials said were significant injuries. Their names have not been released.

Officials said at around 11 p.m., as police were diverting traffic for this crash, another vehicle collided with a police squad car. An officer was inside the vehicle at the time.

The officer was not hurt, but did go to the hospital to be checked out.

The driver of the vehicle that hit the squad car was arrested for drunk driving. Police have not released the driver’s name.

Police are still investigating the original crash.

Update: I380NB is open. No further information will be released tonight. Traffic alert: I380NB at Wilson Ave closed for an accident. Please use an alternative route.

Posted by Cedar Rapids Police Department on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

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