(KMOV) -- A multi-vehicle accident on eastbound 270 injured five people and brought traffic to a standstill on Saturday.
Police officials said the accident happened around 4:30 pm on interstate 270 between New Halls Ferry Road and Route 367. According to police, a tractor trailer and two passenger vehicles were involved in the wreck.
One driver was seriously injured, while four others were hospitalized in unknown condition.
MODOT officials said just one lane of eastbound 270 was open to drivers as of 5 pm.