All lanes of I-70 in St. Charles Co. open again after police pursuit, car fire

A suspect was taken into custody after a police chase ended in a fiery crash on June 9, 2023.
Published: Jun. 9, 2023 at 6:39 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 9, 2023 at 4:14 PM CDT
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LAKE ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - All lanes of Interstate 70 before Route A in St. Charles County reopened Friday following a police chase that shutdown Westbound lanes earlier in the morning.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, police tried to pull over a vehicle at I-70 and Highway K but the driver took off, beginning a pursuit. The incident was reported around 6:30 a.m. Friday.

MoDOT cameras showed a car on fire and authorities following the vehicle. The suspect was captured by police but it is unknown what the charges were. No injuries were reported.