Fatal wrong-way accident closes I-44 westbound at Bowles

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – One person is dead after a driver went the wrong way on I-44.  The highway is closed at the Bowles exit.

There are several people injured at the scene of the accident.  St. Louis County police confirm that one person is dead because of the accident.

Traffic is backed up on  westbound I-44 as crews work on clearing the accident.

More details will be posted as this story develops.

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