Crash affects traffic on I-80

    A crash involving at least 30 vehicles is blocking Interstate 80 westbound near West Branch. (Graphic: KGAN)

    Interstate 80 westbound is now back open near West Branch due to an accident, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation.

    The crash happened early Sunday afternoon.

    Initially, the entire roadway was blocked.

    The Johnson County Emergency Management Agency says the accident occurred in Cedar County in the area near mile marker 254-259.

    The agency says about 30 vehicles were involved including at least one semi truck.

    Multiple agencies responded and there were injuries.

    As of Sunday evening, there is no word on the extent of injuries.

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