Crash closes two lanes on I-270 NB in southwest St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO — A vehicle collision Wednesday afternoon shut down two right lanes on Interstate 270 northbound in southwest St. Louis, according to MoDOT STL Traffic.

The accident impacted the stretch of I-270 northbound north of Gravois Road near Sunset Hills and was first reported at 1:39 p.m.

The scene was initially projected to clear at 2:26 p.m., but the clearance time has since been extended to 2:56 p.m., and then 3:26 p.m.

At 2:39 p.m., one of the two right lanes was reported closed, suggesting the other right lane has reopened.

From its original report time until the most recent update, the crash has been on scene for nearly two hours.

No further information has been yet been released confirming the vehicles involved or any injuries sustained.

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