Raw: Tractor trailer wreck scatters debris on I-44

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by Sarah Heath / KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on October 17, 2012 at 10:40 AM

Updated Thursday, Oct 24 at 5:25 AM

PACIFIC, Mo. (KMOV) -- All westbound lanes were closed on a section of Interstate 44 after multiple tractor trailers wrecked  in Pacific Wednesday morning.

 

According to MoDOT officials,three trucks collided just past the Pacific exit around 5:30 a.m.Officials said a truck that overturned during the wreck scattered debris all over the interstate, forcing authorities to close all westbound lanes in the area.

Authorities said nobody was seriously injured in the crash. An ambulance was dispatched to the scene, but did not transport anyone to the hospital.

Officials did not say how long they expected the interstate to be closed. MoDOT recommended anyone who planned to travel on westbound I-44 in Pacific to take the Six Flags exit or Route 109 as a detour.

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