Photos: Lanes re-open after overturned truck accident on Poplar Street Bridge - KMOV.com

Photos: Lanes re-open after overturned truck accident on Poplar Street Bridge

(KMOV) - Lanes have re-opened after an overturned semi-truck blocked the eastbound entrance ramp out of downtown St. Louis and onto the Poplar Street Bridge.

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It happened on Wednesday morning around 9:00 a.m. on I-70 near Memorial Drive.

Eastbound traffic on and below the bridge was blocked.

The truck flipped and was stuck between the I-70 and I-55 overpasses.

A spokesman with the fire department said that the driver was hauling 40,000 pounds of apples. The spokesman also said that speed is being investigated as a factor in this flip.

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