Ottumwa crash slows afternoon commute

Ottumwa crash slows afternoon commute/KTVO

An Ottumwa crash slowed afternoon commuters Thursday.

Just before 3:30 p.m., emergency crews were called to the intersection of Highway 34 and Wapello Street where two vehicles collided nearly head on.

At least one was immediately taken to the hospital.

Traffic was backed up for about an hour.

Authorities on the scene were not available to explain what happened.

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