Driver hospitalized after I-270 accident - KMOV.com

Driver hospitalized after I-270 accident

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(KMOV) -- A driver is in the hospital after a one car accident on EB I-270 took place Thursday morning.

The accident happened just after 5:30 a.m. in the EB lanes of interstate 270 at Bellefontaine.

According to St. Louis County Police the vehicle hit a pole on the exit ramp of the interstate.

At one point the driver was trapped in his vehicle on the highway, but the accident has since been cleared.

The driver of the vehicle was airlifted by helicopter to a nearby hospital.

There's no word on the driver's condition at this time.

Eastbound Interstate 270 at Bellefontaine is currently open to traffic.

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