At least two accidents temporarily close Iowa-38 near Muscatine

The road is blocked by emergency vehicles.

Update (6:48 a.m.): MUSCATINE COUNTY, Iowa — A highway near Muscatine is back open in both directions after at least two accidents this morning closed down both lanes.

There were at least two crashes on this stretch, an official with the Muscatine Police said. It’s unclear how long the stretch of road was closed for.

There is no official word on what caused the accidents or if anyone was injured.

Earlier: Iowa-38 is closed between County Road F70 and U.S. 5 County Road F65, according to the Muscatine Police Department. The road is blocked by emergency vehicles.

There is no word on what caused the accident or if anyone is injured. Muscatine police was not sure when the road would open back up.

Iowa-38 closed map

This is an ongoing story and will be updated when more information is available.

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story said the accident took place in Scott County. This has been corrected to accurately reflect the actual location in Muscatine County.