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News: 2 injured after SUV rear ends semi in south Des Moines

DES MOINES, IA - Two people were hospitalized after their SUV rear ended a semi-truck in South Des Moines on Saturday morning.

KCCI reports that the accident took place sometime before 5:00 a.m. in the 4500 block of Southwest 9th Street near Maxwelton Drive.

Police believe the SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed when it crashed into the back of the semi-truck.

The driver of the SUV and a passenger both sustained serious injuries, but are expected to survive. 

It is unclear at this time if the truck driver was injured in the crash.

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