6-car pile-up briefly shuts down I-270 at McDonnell - KMOV.com

6-car pile-up briefly shuts down I-270 at McDonnell

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A multi-vehicle accident has shut down all lanes of westbound I-270 at McDonnell Blvd (Credit: KMOV) A multi-vehicle accident has shut down all lanes of westbound I-270 at McDonnell Blvd (Credit: KMOV)
A multi-vehicle accident has shut down all lanes of westbound I-270 at McDonnell Blvd (Credit: KMOV) A multi-vehicle accident has shut down all lanes of westbound I-270 at McDonnell Blvd (Credit: KMOV)
NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) -

A multi-vehicle accident temporarily shut down all lanes of westbound I-270 at McDonnell Blvd.

The accident occurred just before 3:30 p.m Wednesday.

Emergency crews quickly shut down the lanes and diverted traffic off to McDonnell Blvd.The accident caused delays and slow downs on the eastbound lanes, per MoDOT traffic cameras.

Police said that six cars were involved in the accident but there were two people transported from the scene.

At this time no one was critically injured, according to authorities. 

Just past 5 p.m., all lanes were reopened but traffic is currently backed up for miles. 

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