Accident closes lanes on I-270

ST. LOUIS, MO – Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol were forced to close the right lane following a rush-hour crash on I-270 Thursday evening.

According to the official Twitter page of the Missouri Department of Transportation, the accident happened within the westbound lanes of I-270 near Riverview Drive just after 5:00 p.m. Troopers closed off the far right lane immediately following the accident causing significant delays for those traveling into downtown St. Louis.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the crash. However, an investigation into what may have caused the incident remains underway.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw to inform our neighbors about car accidents and traffic news across our city. It should not be interpreted as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident, we would like to discuss your case in detail. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, your lost income, and other expenses. More importantly, the only way to fight for a change to the dangerous freeway or fix the root cause of many accidents is to enlist the help of an experienced attorney that has the possibility to effect change and can prevent this from happening to another family. Contact us today to speak to one of our compassionate St. Louis car accident attorneys.