ST. CHARLES, Mo. — A fatal accident has closed westbound I-70 near Lake St. Louis in St. Charles County. It is not yet clear when the motorway will be reopened, as there are traffic jams in the area.
The Missouri Department of Conservation expects to open some lanes to ease rush-hour traffic. They are currently diverting traffic away from the freeway.
The collision occurred between two vehicles. MoDOT confirms one person has died. An ambulance is also on site.
The area experiences congestion on I-70 eastbound. Alternative routes include westbound 270-64 or 364-64. Try taking a different route if you expect to drive through the area. Use our traffic map to see where traffic jams are occurring in real time.
https://fox2now.com/news/missouri/fatal-crash-closes-westbound-i-70-in-st-charles-county/ Fatal accident closes westbound I-70 in St. Charles County