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News: Collision closes lane on US-69 SB near south Des Moines

DES MOINES, IA -- A vehicle accident Thursday afternoon blocked a left lane on U.S. Highway 69 near the Greater South Side area of Des Moines, according to Stateside Iowa 511.

The crash impacted the southbound highway between Interstate 235 and Iowa Highway 5, or U.S. Highway 65. It was first reported by Iowa 511 at 12:48 p.m.

The scene did not clear until more than an hour later at 1:50 p.m., indicating a serious collision and longer emergency response.

No further updates have been released regarding the parties involved or any serious injuries.

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