ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - A multi-vehicle accident closed four lanes on Interstate 55 late Thursday afternoon.

The accident happened shortly after 5:30 p.m. on northbound I-55 at 7th Street involving a car, a semi, and a van.

Firefighters had to extricate one person from the van, but nobody was seriously injured.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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