JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. ( -- Northbound I-55 at Highway Z, just north of Pevely, was shut down due to a crash Wednesday around 1:30 p.m.

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2-vehicle accident north of Pevely on I-55 in Jefferson County.  

Missouri State Highway Patrol said this was a two vehicle accident with multiple injuries. 


Police say a driver from the southbound lanes of I-55 lost control and crossed the median striking a northbound vehicle head-on. The drivers of the two vehicles were both transported via ARCH helicopter, while a passenger of one of the vehicles was transported via ambulance. 


The exact location of the accident is at mile marker 183 of northbound I-55. 


All lanes of the interstate were reopened just before 3 p.m.

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