ST. LOUIS ( – A crash involving an officer is causing lane closures on Interstate 70 eastbound near downtown St. Louis.

The crash occurred just before 11 a.m. Thursday at the Poplar Street Bridge. According to police, the crash involved a Bel-Ridge police officer.

After the crash occurred, multiple emergency responders were seen in the area. As of noon, only one lane was open to traffic.

The officer involved in the crash is described as a 27-year-old who was taken to the hospital after complaining of leg pain.

Additional details have not been released.

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