Tractor trailer crash, fuel spill closes NB I-55 at Highway 61

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- A tractor trailer crash and fuel spill has shut down northbound Interstate 55 at Highway 61 in Jefferson County. The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. near mile marker 171. The Jefferson County Hazmat Team is on the scene. No injuries have been reported. The road is expected to be closed during the morning commute.

Motorists are encouraged to use an alternate route.

FOX 2 will keep you updated as details become available.