WB I-70 near Lambert Airport re-opens after accident closes lane - KMOV.com

WB I-70 near Lambert Airport re-opens after accident closes lanes

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman
By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman
By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman
By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A serious accident closed lanes of Interstate 70 near the airport Wednesday evening

That accident happened before 4:00 in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 before Lindbergh. The accident involved a Toyota Corolla and a Volvo truck.  Fire officials say one person was trapped under an overturned vehicle. The driver of the Corolla, 29-year-old Matthew Gierer, was taken to a hospital in serious condition. The driver of the Volvo suffered minor injuries.

MoDOT said several lanes were closed for several hours. The highway completely re-opened around 5:30 p.m. 

A traffic camera in the area showed a large traffic backup due to the accident.

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