Collision closes three lanes on I-55 SB in southwest St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO — A vehicle crash Friday afternoon has closed three left lanes on Interstate 55 southbound near southwest St. Louis, according to MoDOT STL Traffic.

The incident impacts southbound lanes on I-55 at the exit to Germania Avenue near the city’s Carondelet neighborhood. It was first reported at 1:40 p.m.

At 1:52 p.m., all lanes on I-55 southbound were reported closed. Motorists in the area were encouraged to take alternate routes.

The scene is currently expected to clear at 2:22 p.m.

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


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