Truck crash backs up traffic on I-44 near 141

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Part of I-44 was shut down after a tractor trailer and two cars were involved in a crash.  The accident happened just after 10am on eastbound I-44 at highway 141. The tractor trailer then went down an embankment there.  So far, it's not clear what caused the crash or if anyone was hurt.

TThe three eastbound lanes of I-44 were closed. Traffic is now moving smoothly on I-44.  Crews are working on clearing the accident on the ramp to 141.

Emergency responders are on the scene. There are reports of the truck driver being trapped in the vehicle.

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