Accident halts traffic near Mississippi River

ST. LOUIS, MO – Authorities in downtown St. Louis were forced to shut down one lane along I-64 following an accident late Friday afternoon.

According to the official Twitter page of the Missouri Department of Transportation, the crash occurred within the eastbound lanes of I-64 near the Mississippi River bridge at about 2:49 p.m.

Officials have not reported any injuries as a result of the crash. The far-right lane was shut down for about an hour while the crash was investigated and cleared from the roadway.

Details regarding the cause of the crash have not yet been released.

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.

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