Accident closes lanes on I-70 near Florissant

ST. LOUIS, MO – Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol closed down at least one lane following a rush-hour crash on I-70 Thursday evening.

According to the official Twitter page of the Missouri Department of Transportation, the crash occurred in the eastbound lanes of I-70 just past the Florissant Road exit shortly before 5:00 p.m.

No details regarding the circumstances leading up to the crash have been released as of yet. However, one eastbound lane was closed for about an hour causing slight delays for rush-hour commutes.

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 crash, 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 interstate 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.