Collision causes traffic jam on I-270 SB in northeast St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO — A vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon caused a traffic backup on Interstate 270 southbound in far northeast St. Louis near Troy, Illinois, according to MoDOT STL Traffic.

The accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-270 at the Interstate 55 northbound interchange and was reported at 2:42 p.m.

MoDOT STL projected a clearance time of 3:07 p.m.

No further information was shared on the crash, but an earlier report of a ramp closure at the interchange suggested a crash requiring an extended response time.


No information on the vehicles involved or any injuries sustained has been reported.

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