ST. LOUIS, MO – Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol shut down one lane along I-270 following a collision late Monday night.
According to the official Twitter page of the Missouri Department of Transportation, the accident happened shortly before 10:00 p.m. within the southbound lanes of I-270 just before MO-370.
I-270 SB BEFORE MO 370
LEFT LANE CLOSED
EST. CLEARANCE TIME: 23:02
— MoDOT STL Traffic (@StLouisTraffic) September 15, 2020
Authorities shut down the far left lane so the wreckage could be investigated and cleared from the roadway. Motorists have been advised to avoid this portion of I-270 throughout Monday night as delays are likely.
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