Vehicle fire closes lanes on I-70

ST. LOUIS, MO – Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol have closed multiple lanes on I-70 following a reported vehicle fire Monday night.

According to the official Twitter page of the Missouri Department of Transportation, the fire erupted in the westbound lanes of I-70 just past Lindbergh Boulevard shortly after 8:30 p.m.

Authorties have not released any information regarding a cause of the fire or if any injuries were sustained as a result. However, the right two lanes have been closed until the fire can be extinguished and wreckage cleared from the freeway.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw to inform our neighbors about car accidents and traffic news across our city. It should not be interpreted as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a fire, we would like to discuss your case in detail. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, your lost income, and other expenses. More importantly, the only way to fight for a change to the dangerous freeway or fix the root cause of many accidents is to enlist the help of an experienced attorney that has the possibility to effect change and can prevent this from happening to another family. Contact us today to speak to one of our compassionate St. Louis car accident attorneys.

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