Collision shuts down I-64 EB near St. Louis Zoo

ST. LOUIS, MO — A vehicle crash early Wednesday morning completely closed Interstate 64 eastbound near the St. Louis Zoo in west St. Louis, according to MoDOT STL Traffic.

The accident took place in a stretch of I-64 eastbound west of South Kingshighway Boulevard that runs through Forest Park. It was first reported shortly after 5:00 a.m.

Morning commuters were encouraged to detour through an alternate route.

At 5:38 a.m., the scene was reported cleared and all eastbound lanes were reopened.

No further information has been shared on the circumstances around the incident.


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