Authorities searching for woman in water below Boone Bridge - KMOV.com

Authorities searching for woman in water below Boone Bridge

COTTLEVILLE, Mo (KMOV.com) – Cottleville fire crews responded to an incident on Boone Bridge late Thursday night.

According to officials, a truck driver swerved to miss what he thought was a female on the bridge.

The truck driver thinks the female may have gone in the water. Eleven units are in the water searching for the woman.

Units from the Monarch Fire Department are assisting and one lane of the bridge has been closed while authorities search the waterway.

As of 11 p.m., authorities have found no one under the bridge or along the river. They have also searched the Katy Trail and found nothing.

Two boats are in the water heading to toward St. Charles City. If they can't find the woman, authorities will call off the search and hand the case over to Missouri Water Patrol in the morning.

News 4 will bring you more as details emerge.

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