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News: DMPD responds to multiple crashes on I-235 at West Des Moines interchange

WEST DES MOINES, IA -- At least six collisions were reported Tuesday morning on Interstate 235 near a large shopping center in West Des Moines, according to Des Moines Police Department.

The events impacted both eastbound and westbound lanes of I-235 at the University Avenue interchange. It was first reported by DMPD at 7:40 a.m.

Officers initially responded to two accidents on the interstate, but shortly before 8:00 a.m., up to six crashes were recorded at the interchange.

No details were released regarding the parties involved or whether the crashes were related, but a weather advisory issued by the department suggested high speeds and icy road conditions were a factor.

It was not immediately clear whether anyone was seriously injured.

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