St. Charles, MO (KSDK) - An accident in St. Charles overnight forced the closure of three westbound lanes of Highway 370 near Elm.
Investigators say a family from Ohio was travelling through Missouri overnight when the accident occurred. In all, police say there were two adults and five children in the vehicle.
Police say seven people were slightly injured in the crash, after the minivan went out of control and down an embankment into a nearby creek.
Emergency vehicles were able to rescue the injured victims from the crash around 2:00 a.m. Tuesday. All were taken to a nearby hospital with scrapes and bruises.
The highway was reopened about an hour after the incident.