MoDOT accident 70 westbound

ST. LOUIS, Mo. ( -- One adult is in critical condition following a multi-car crash on eastbound I-70, police said.

MoDOT reportEd the highway was closed by Tucker Blvd around 3:30 p.m. and traffic was diverted to the nearest exit. 

All lanes reopened just before 5 p.m. but traffic was backed up for approx three miles, as of 4:55 p.m.

Police have not released any additional information about the accident. 

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