Vehicle fire erupts on I-170
Posted on Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
ST. LOUIS, MO – Officials east of St. Louis were forced to shut down at least one lane along I-170 following a reported vehicle fire Tuesday afternoon.
According to the official Twitter page of the Missouri Department of Transportation, officials responded to the fire within the northbound lanes of I-170 near the exit to Forest Park Parkway at about 3:15 p.m.
I-170 NB TO FOREST PARK PKWY
RIGHT LANE CLOSED
EST. CLEARANCE TIME: 3:49 PM
— MoDOT STL Traffic (@StLouisTraffic) September 15, 2020
Details regarding the cause of the fire or if any injuries were sustained as a result have not yet been made public. We will provide any pertinent information regarding this incident as it is made available.
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