Overturned tractor-trailer closes ramp to I-70

ST. LOUIS – The ramp to westbound Interstate 70 from the Poplar Street Bridge is closed after an accident involving an overturned tractor-trailer.

The driver of the tractor-trailer is listed as stable at an area hospital. He was wearing a seatbelt, which firefighters say saved his life.

The truck was hauling just under 12,000 pounds of steel rolls.

There's no word yet on what caused the accident.

Drivers should use an alternate route.


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