Rush-hour crash blocks multiple lanes on I-55
Posted on Thursday, October 8th, 2020
ST. LOUIS, MO – Officials in Northeast St. Louis were forced to shut down two lanes on I-55 following a rush-hour accident.
According to the official Twitter page of the Missouri Department of Transportation, the accident occurred in the southbound lanes of I-55 near the exits to I-255 shortly before 7:00 p.m.
I-55 SB TO I-255 EB
2 RIGHT LANES CLOSED
EST. CLEARANCE TIME: 7:40 PM
— MoDOT STL Traffic (@StLouisTraffic) October 7, 2020
No injuries were reported as an immediate result of the crash. However, the right two southbound lanes were shut down for nearly an hour while the incident was cleared from the roadway.
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