Eastbound I-70 closes after person struck in downtown St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A person struck by a vehicle caused a major traffic backup in downtown St. Louis. The accident closed eastbound lanes of I-70 in downtown St. Louis.

The St. Louis Fire Department tweets that the person is down and emergency crews are headed to the scene. The accident is near the North Broadway exit.

The condition of the accident victim is unknown at this time. More details will be posted as this story develops. Refresh this page for the latest update.

The highway has reopened since the accident. Check the latest traffic conditions here: FOX2Now.com/Traffic