Serving Iowa Families Statewide | Se Habla Español

News: Collision closes lane on I-235 WB in east Des Moines

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.

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.

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

Have you or a loved one suffered injuries in a recent car accident caused by another person? You deserve an experienced attorney on your side following a traumatic event. Our compassionate team of Iowa car accident lawyers is committed to handling every case with the utmost care and fighting for the best possible outcome. Reach out today at 515-298-5056 or fill out our online form to set up a free consultation.