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Multi-vehicle crash injures 5, shuts down EB I-70 EB in Wentzville for several hours

Two adults were critically injured and an adult and two children had injuries that were not life-threatening, officials said.
Credit: MoDOT

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. — Five people were injured in a serious, four-vehicle crash that closed eastbound Interstate 70 before Wentzville Parkway on Tuesday afternoon.

The crash was reported around 3:30 p.m., according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. The St. Charles County Ambulance District said two adults were critically injured and being taken to trauma centers. An adult and two children also had injuries that were not life-threatening.

According to MoDOT's online map, the crash was cleared around 6:15 p.m. and the interstate was reopened.

It was unclear what caused the crash.

Video from the scene showed a taxi, an SUV and a minivan being taken away from the scene after suffering serious damage.

Credit: KSDK
Credit: KSDK
Credit: KSDK

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes available.


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