Collision closes two lanes on I-55 SB in southeast St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO — A vehicle accident Monday afternoon shut down two left lanes on Interstate 55 southbound in southeast St. Louis, according to MoDOT STL Traffic.

The crash happened in the southbound lanes of I-55 south of Bates Street near the city’s Carondelet neighborhood and was reported shortly after 3:00 p.m.

MoDOT STL projected the scene would clear at 3:54 p.m.

No further information has been shared with regards to vehicles involved or any injuries sustained.


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