DES MOINES, IA -- At least one person was injured Thursday afternoon in a rollover collision near MercyOne Children's Hospital in north Des Moines, according to Des Moines Police Department.
The accident occurred at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and Laurel Street, in the city's New Visions neighborhood. It was first reported by DMPD shortly before 3:00 p.m.
Little information has been provided, but all southbound traffic was forced to divert through a single lane as police and fire crews responded to the scene.
Motorists were told to expect delays in the area.
2nd Ave & Laurel St: Southbound lanes into downtown temporarily reduced to one while DMPD & DMFD respond to rollover crash with injuries. Expect delays. pic.twitter.com/A3IcoXfOeM— Des Moines Police (@DMPolice) February 17, 2022
As of this writing, authorities have not confirmed the number of people hurt or the extent of their injuries.
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