Raw: Multi-vehicle collision causes major backup on I-270 in Kirkwood

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by Eric Lorenz / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on November 30, 2012 at 10:05 AM

Updated Saturday, Nov 23 at 5:52 AM

KIRKWOOD, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A multi-vehicle collision closed multiple lanes Interstate 270 in Kirkwood Friday morning.

Police said the accident happened around 6:45 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the interstate at Big Bend Road.

According to reports, at least three cars were involved.. It was not immediately clear what caused the crash.

Authorities did not say if anyone was injured, but one ambulance was on the scene.

The accident caused a major traffic backup on I-270 that extended back to Interstate 55 at one point. All lanes on I-270 reopened before 9 a.m.

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