UPDATE: Hwy 75 reopened after crash near Hinton

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HINTON, Iowa (KCAU) – UPDATE: Highway 75 has now reopened to traffic.

According to Iowa 511’s website, Highway 75 northbound is no longer closed as of 7:17 p.m.

PREVIOUS: Two people were hospitalized after a crash on Highway 75 near Hinton Monday.

According to the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office, Monday around 10:20 a.m., a pickup pulling a trailer full of concrete was driving south on Highway 75 and lost control, causing the pickup to enter the northbound lane and colliding with a semi carrying dry concrete mix.

The drivers of both the semi and pickup were taken to the MercyOne.

.Authorities said the semi driver had minor injuries, but the pickup driver’s injuries are unknown.

As of 2:25 p.m. on Monday, both lanes of traffic on Highway 75 are blocked. A detour is in operation.

PREVIOUS: Traffic on Highway 75 south of Hinton is blocked due to a crash.

Iowa 511 said both lanes of Highway 75 are blocked between Lone Tree Road and County Road C60.

Authorities are on scene.

Iowa 511 has provided a detour to avoid the affected area. Drivers can go east/west on C80, north/south on K22, and east/west on C60.

This is a developing story.

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