(KMOV.com) -- An accident involving two vehicles on northbound Interstate 270 caused a major traffic snag in west St. Louis County Monday morning.
According to reports, the accident happened around 6:30 a.m. on I-270 near Dougherty Ferry Road.
The accident involved a white pick-up truck and a silver passenger car. The white pick-up truck ended up on it's side.
Emergency crews were able to clear the accident in a little over an hour.
The driver of the pick-up truck was injured, but it is not clear exactly what injuries he suffered or how serious. He was taken to a St. Louis area hospital.
Multiple lanes on the interstate were closed following the accident and caused traffic to back up for miles.
The accident has since been cleared an all lanes have reopened.