Overturned semi-truck in Fenton causes traffic nightmare on I-44

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by Evita Caldwell and Brendan Marks / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on February 13, 2014 at 4:35 AM

Updated Thursday, Feb 13 at 8:51 PM

(KMOV) -- An overturned tractor trailer on Interstate 44 in Fenton caused a traffic nightmare during Thursday morning's rush hour.

Officials say the accident happened on eastbound I-44 just past Antire Rd. around 11:45 p.m.

Photos: Tractor trailer overturns

There were no other cars involved and the driver of the truck was not injured.

One eastbound lane of the interstate remained closed Thursday morning while crews worked to unload the semi-truck from the scene.Traffic at one point was backed up about seven miles to almost Highway 109 in Eureka. 

All lanes were back open by about 9:30 a.m.

The cause of the accident was not known.

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