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News: One hospitalized after two-vehicle wreck in downtown Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA -- One person was injured Friday morning in a two-vehicle accident involving a semi-truck near downtown Cedar Rapids, according to KCRG.

The collision took place in the 800 block of 5th Street Northeast and was first reported by KCRG at 9:40 a.m.

Details are limited, but the Independence Fire Department said a passenger car and a semi-truck collided in the area.

One person was transported to a local hospital with undisclosed injuries.

A section of the road was shut down as crews worked to clear fluids that had leaked from both vehicles.

Motorists were instructed to detour around the area.

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