TowNews Posted November 9, 2020 Share Posted November 9, 2020 WDM police: 1 officer, 1 man in hospital after crash on I-35 WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — A West Des Moines officer and a driver are in the hospital after a crash on I-35 early Sunday morning. A few minutes after midnight, authorities said Officer Jon Kaufman was standing next to a vehicle on I-35 northbound near the Westown Parkway overpass. Police had previous arrested the driver of the vehicle with an OWI. The West Des Moines Police Department said Kaufman was waiting on a tow truck when another vehicle collided with Kaufman's patrol vehicle. Police said the second vehicle was being driven by John Schwartz of Kellogg. Kaufman was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. Schwartz was also taken to a hospital, but authorities do not know his condition. The Iowa State Patrol, West Des Moines Police Department and the Des Moines Police Department are investigating the crash. RESOURCE LINK with video Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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