Crash blocks lane on I-44 EB near Columbus Square in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO — A vehicle accident Thursday afternoon closed the right lane on Interstate 44 eastbound near the Columbus Square neighborhood in downtown St. Louis, according to MoDOT STL Traffic.

The crash occurred in the eastbound lanes of I-44 at Cole Street and was first reported at 1:11 p.m.

MoDOT projected the scene would clear at 1:43 p.m.

No other updates or information have been shared on the parties involved.


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