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News: Accident blocks shoulders on I-35 SB near SE Ankeny

POLK COUNTY, IA -- A vehicle crash Thursday evening blocked both shoulders on Interstate 35 southbound near southeast Ankeny's Oralabor area, according to Stateside Iowa 511.

The collision took place on a stretch of the southbound lanes between East 1st Street at Exit 92 and Oralabor Road at Exit 90. It was first reported by Iowa 511 at 6:35 p.m.

Initially only the right shoulder was blocked, but by 6:46 p.m., the scene occupied both shoulders.

The roadway was announced cleared at 8:06 p.m., more than an hour and a half later, suggesting a serious accident and extended emergency response.

As of this writing, no further updates have been shared regarding the parties involved or any significant injuries.

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