Accident forces lane closures on I-55 in South County

Accident forces lane closures on I-55 in South County

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Accident forces lane closures on I-55 in South County

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on September 24, 2012 at 7:46 AM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 13 at 1:45 AM

Reavis Barracks Rd & Interstate 55 Affton, MO 63123

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – An accident on Interstate 55 in south St. Louis County caused a major backup Monday morning.

The accident happened in the northbound lanes I-55 near Reavis Barracks Road in Affton.

According to MoDOT, the wreckage from the crash forced police to close three left lanes of the interstate. Traffic on the interstate and area on ramps was jammed for a little over an hour while crews cleared the scene.

Further details on the crash were not available.

Authorities did not say if anyone was injured in the accident.

All lanes on I-55 have since reopened.

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