KSDK – The Eads Bridge is open following a double fatal car crash early Tuesday morning.

According to police, the accident occurred in the middle of the bridge around 12:40 a.m. and involved two cars. Police on scene say two people died in the accident.

Scene photos: Fatal crash on the Eads Bridge

Both directions of the Eads Bridge were closed for several hours.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.