Accident closes multiple lanes on I-55

ST. LOUIS, MO – Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol were forced to close two lanes following a rush-hour crash on I-55 Monday morning.

According to the official Twitter page of the Missouri Department of Transportation, the accident occurred within the northbound lanes of I-55 near Loughborough Avenue at about 8:11 a.m.

Officials have not released any information regarding the cause of the crash or the identities of those involved. However, two lanes on I-55 were closed for about an hour causing significant delays for rush-hour commuters in South St. Louis.

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 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.