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News: Multi-vehicle wreck blocks lane on I-235 EB in West Des Moines

WEST DES MOINES, IA -- A multi-vehicle collision late Monday afternoon closed a right lane on Interstate 235 near Pearson Park in West Des Moines, according to Stateside Iowa 511.

The accident impacted the eastbound lanes from 22nd Street at Exit 2 to 8th Street and 73rd Street at Exit 3. It was first reported by Iowa 511 at 4:32 p.m.

Only the right shoulder was initially blocked, but by 4:43 p.m., the right lane was shut down.

The scene remained on the roadway until about 5:18 p.m., more than half an hour later, when all all lanes were reopened to traffic.

As of this writing, no updates have been provided regarding the parties involved or the circumstances behind the event.

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