Accidents snarl traffic on I-70 at Blanchette bridge - KMOV.com

Accidents snarl traffic on I-70 at Blanchette bridge

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Multiple crashes closed several lanes of I-70 near the Missouri River Friday (MoDOT) Multiple crashes closed several lanes of I-70 near the Missouri River Friday (MoDOT)
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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Multiple accidents resulted in heavy traffic and multiple lane closures on both directions of Interstate 70 ahead of the Friday evening commute.

An accident closed multiple lanes of westbound Interstate 70 at the Missouri River. At 4:00, only two lanes were getting by.

Moments later, an accident on the Eastbound lanes of I-70 closed five lanes of the interstate at I-270.

There was no immediate word on what caused the accidents or if there were any injuries.

Traffic was heavy in both directions as a result.

The accidents were cleared sometime Friday evening.

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