Crash causes big jam on 270

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Posted on January 16, 2012 at 3:19 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 16 at 4:32 PM

Chain of Rocks Bridge Crash

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Granite City, Illinois (KMOV.com) – Traffic is rolling this afternoon following a two vehicle accident on the Illinois side of the I-270 Chain of Rocks Bridge.

The accident happened just after noon Monday in the east bound lanes.

The view from SkyZoom 4 indicates that a tractor trailer smashed into the back of a small car. The entire back half of the car appears to have gone under the semi.

There are no serious injuries reported.

The accident resulted in a long traffic back up back across bridge and well into Missouri.

The Authorities managed to clear the accident around 2 p.m.

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