I-44 reopens near Gray Summit after accident, fuel spill - KMOV.com

I-44 reopens near Gray Summit after accident, fuel spill

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By Daniel Greenwald By Daniel Greenwald
By Daniel Greenwald By Daniel Greenwald
By Daniel Greenwald By Daniel Greenwald

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Police said all lanes eastbound I-44 near Gray Summit were closed for several hours Wednesday due to an accident involving a semi.

Authorities said a semi-truck hit a car, and three others were damaged from the debris. 

A large amount of diesel fuel spilled on the highway because the semi’s saddle tanks ruptured in the crash.

The accident happened around 4:00, a few miles west of the Pacific exit.

Police said one person is seriously injured. All lanes were re-opened around 9:00 p.m.

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