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.