Crews respond to multiple accidents on I-55, I-44

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KSDK) – Accidents have caused some closures during the early morning commute problems along Interstates 44 and 55 Tuesday near Fenton and Arnold areas.

An accident at southbound I-55 at Highway 141, which resulted in its closure earlier, but all lanes reopened around 7:30 a.m. Also, eastbound Interstate 44 at Highway 141 also had a slight accident, with southbound Highway 141 being closed, but there are also two lanes of traffic that has started moving in that area.

Also, authorities closed westbound Interstate 255 at I-55 due to another accident around 7:15 a.m., but two lanes are scooting by the area. Traffic was being diverted onto northbound I-55.

Another accident on northbound Interstate 55 at Loughborough closed after an accident. A car ran off northbound I-55 just south of the Loughborough overpass and rolled down an embankment.

Expect delays, but drivers are asked to avoid the area.

No further information was immediately available.


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