DES MOINES, IA -- A vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon blocked an Interstate 235 exit ramp near the Martin Luther King Jr. Park neighborhood in northeast Des Moines, according to Stateside Iowa 511.
The collision occurred on the offramp from I-235 westbound to East University Avenue at Exit 1A. It was first reported by Iowa 511 at 1:24 p.m.
Authorities initially indicated a partial closure, but by 1:36 p.m., the entire ramp had been closed.
I-235 WB: Exit ramp blocked due to a crash at Exit 1A ramp to University Avenue. https://t.co/mpdXL2pZFl— Statewide Iowa 511 (@statewideia511) February 15, 2022
Shortly before 2:00 p.m., the scene had been cleared from the roadway and all lanes were reopened to traffic.
As of this writing, no additional updates have been shared regarding the parties involved or the circumstances behind the crash.
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