DES MOINES, IA - At least one lane was shut down following a collision on US-65 in east Des Moines on Tuesday afternoon.
According to a report by Iowa 511, the crash occurred at about 1:13 p.m. on the northbound side of the freeway, near Exit 179 to University Avenue.
US 65 NB: Right lane blocked due to a vehicle on fire from Exit 79 - IA 163; East University Avenue to Exit 83 - US 6; Hubbell Avenue (near Pleasant Hill). https://t.co/ZyXOYVgCVi— Statewide Iowa 511 (@statewideia511) August 11, 2021
It is unclear at this time what led up to the crash. However, no injuries have been reported as an immediate result.
One right lane was blocked in the area for just under an hour while emergency crews worked to clear the scene. All lanes were reopened by 2:30 p.m.
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