Multiple cars and a semi-truck collide on I-55

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( – A serious, multi-vehicle accident occurred on Interstate 55 around 4:00 p.m. on Saturday involving at least two cars and a semi-truck.

The incident happened just south of downtown St. Louis. Several victims were taken from the scene in an ambulance, but the number of victims and the extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

The highway was shut down while emergency crews investigated, but it has since reopened.

The cause of the accident is unknown.

The investigation is ongoing.

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