Driver Takes Off After Concrete Truck Blows Through Red Lights, Hits Van, and Plows Into House
DES MOINES, Iowa – Police are searching for the driver of a concrete truck that hit a van and then slammed into the side of a house Thursday morning in Des Moines. It happened around 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of MLK Jr. Parkway and Cottage Grove. Sgt. Paul Parizek with the Des Moines Police Department says witnesses told police the concrete truck was traveling southbound on MLK and blew through two red lights at the bridge over I-235. The truck then hit a blue van, careened off the road and went through a fence, finally coming to stop after hitting the side of a home.