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Officer taken to hospital following crash near downtown; Only 1 lane of I-70EB open

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A Belridge officer's car following a crash Thursday (Credit: KMOV) A Belridge officer's car following a crash Thursday (Credit: KMOV)
The scene of a crash involving a Belridge officer Thursday (Credit: KMOV) The scene of a crash involving a Belridge officer Thursday (Credit: KMOV)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A crash involving an officer is causing lane closures on Interstate 70 eastbound near downtown St. Louis.

The crash occurred just before 11 a.m. Thursday at the Poplar Street Bridge. According to police, the crash involved a Bel-Ridge police officer.

After the crash occurred, multiple emergency responders were seen in the area. As of noon, only one lane was open to traffic.

The officer involved in the crash is described as a 27-year-old who was taken to the hospital after complaining of leg pain.

Additional details have not been released.

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