Poplar Street Bridge shuts down after semi truck, 2 vehicles collide

Poplar Street Bridge shuts down after semi truck, 2 vehicles collide

Those who use the Poplar Street Bridge to get into downtown St. Louis were being urged to use an alternate route after a tractor-trailer and two vehicles were involved in a wreck Thursday morning.

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on March 6, 2014 at 5:35 AM

Updated Thursday, Mar 6 at 7:17 AM

(KMOV) -- Drivers who use the Poplar Street Bridge to get into downtown St. Louis were being urged to use an alternate route after a tractor-trailer and two vehicles were involved in a wreck Thursday morning.

The wreck happened on Interstate 64 westbound at Interstate 70 around 5 a.m.

Police say one person had to be cut out of ther vehicle. Three people were transported to the hospital with what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries.

All westbound lanes of I-64 were closed at I-55 until the scene was cleared around 7:10 a.m.

Traffic at one point was diverted to the MLK, Eads and Stan Musial Veterans Memorial bridges.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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