Multi-car accident closes EB I-70 before Tucker

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A multi-vehicle accident caused significant delays Thursday morning on eastbound I-70 in downtown St. Louis. It happened around 6:30a.m. just before Tucker Boulevard.The interstate was closed for nearly one hour as crews worked to fix the problem. All traffic was diverted to the St. Louis Avenue exit and motorists were encouraged to use an alternate route.