ST. LOUIS ( – A crash following a bi-state police chase closed westbound Interstate 44 near Shrewsberry early Wednesday morning.

Police sources told News 4 a chase started in East St. Louis and eventually ended with a crash on the interstate. The incident closed the interstate for over an hour-and-a-half. 

At least two suspects were in custody as of 5 a.m., authorities said. 

Shrewsbury crash

Emergency crews blocking westbound I-44 at Shrewsbury around 5 a.m. Wednesday.

One person was seen being loaded into an ambulance around 5:35 a.m.

Powerhouse Skyzoom4 was over the crash scene and saw an East St. Louis police vehicle being loaded onto a tow truck.

The interstate reopened to traffic just before 6 a.m. 

No other information has been released regarding the incident.

Turn on News 4 This Morning for the latest on this breaking news as it comes into the newsroom.

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