DES MOINES, IA -- A vehicle accident Friday morning blocked a right lane and right shoulder on Interstate 235 near Des Moines' East Village neighborhood, according to Stateside Iowa 511.
The crash happened on the westbound interstate near Pennsylvania Avenue. It was first reported by Iowa 511 at 8:36 a.m.
I-235 WB: Right shoulder blocked due to a stalled vehicle at Penn Avenue (Des Moines). https://t.co/8OJmE9v4mt— Statewide Iowa 511 (@statewideia511) February 18, 2022
Only the right shoulder was initially blocked, but by 8:53 a.m., the right lane was shut down.
The scene was not reported cleared until an hour later at 9:36 a.m., indicating a serious collision and extended emergency response.
I-235 WB: Roadway reopened to traffic at Penn Avenue (Des Moines). https://t.co/8OJmE9v4mt— Statewide Iowa 511 (@statewideia511) February 18, 2022
As of this writing, no updates have been shared regarding the parties involved or any significant injuries.
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