Semi truck overturns on I-170 in north St. Louis County

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 9, 2013 at 12:28 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 9 at 5:47 PM

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – Traffic was at a slowdown after a tractor trailer overturned on Highway 170 in north St. Louis County on Wednesday.

 Police said the semi truck was carrying scrap metal when it lost control and overturned on the exit ramp connecting northbound 170 to eastbound I-70 around 11:45 a.m.

Missouri Highway Patrol said the ramp was shut down as crews worked to clear the scene. Authorities said a tow truck was being sent to get the semi.

The driver inside the truck was injured, but the extent of his injuries was unknown.

Additional details surrounding the incident were not immediately available.

 

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