Interstate 44 re-opens in Franklin County after multiple crashes - KMOV.com

Interstate 44 re-opens in Franklin County after multiple crashes are cleared

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UNION Mo. (KMOV.com) – For the second time in two days, an accident closed eastbound Interstate 44 in Franklin County, Missouri.

Officers say there was an eight-car pile-up at mile marker 247. There was also an overturned truck pulling a camper near the pile-up, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.

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The accident happened a day after an accident involving two tractor-trailers both carrying hazardous materials shut down all lanes Interstate 44 at mile-marker 247 east of Union, Missouri for several hours Thursday.

The roadway reopened around 2:30 p.m. Friday. 

The cause of Friday's accident was not immediately known.
 

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