ST. LOUIS, MO – Officials in northwest St. Louis have reported a vehicle fire causing delays along I-70 during Wednesday evening’s rush-hour traffic.
According to the official Twitter page of the Missouri Department of Transportation, the incident happened shortly after 4:00 p.m. along I-70 eastbound at the Lindbergh Boulevard exit.
I-70 EB AT LINDBERGH BLVD
2 RIGHT LANES CLOSED
EST. CLEARANCE TIME: 5:06 PM
— MoDOT STL Traffic (@StLouisTraffic) September 9, 2020
Officials shut down two lanes on the eastbound side of the freeway for about a half-hour following the crash. All lanes have since been reopened.
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