Two hurt in Polk County, Iowa crash

(Photo from Channel 13, WHO-TV) 

(Polk County, Iowa)  Two people were hurt in a crash on Highway 163 in eastern Polk County after 7:30 this morning, west of the Metro Park East Landfill.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office says a car headed south on NE 108th Street, collided with a semi that was headed west on Highway 163.

The car ended up under the semi and was dragged a few hundred feet.   Polk County Sheriff's Office Spokesman, Lieutenant Rick Blaylock says the male driver of the car, had to be extricated.  A male passenger in the car was able to get out of the car on his own.   Both were taken to local hospitals by ambulance.

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