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News: Accident shuts down I-235 WB onramp near West Des Moines mall

WEST DES MOINES, IA -- A vehicle collision Thursday afternoon blocked an Interstate 235 entrance ramp near Valley West Mall in West Des Moines, according to Iowa 511.

The crash happened on the onramp connecting 35th Street, or Valley West Drive, to I-235 westbound. It was first reported by 511 at 3:19 p.m.

Authorities initially indicated a partial closure, but by 3:33 p.m., the ramp was completely shut down.

Shortly before 4:00 p.m., the scene had been cleared and all lanes on the ramp were reopened to traffic.

As of this writing, no updates have been provided on the parties involved or any serious injuries.

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