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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis police are working a traffic accident on I-55 northbound at Broadway in south St. Louis. The accident occurred just before 7 pm.

The St. Louis Fire Department says at least three cars were involved in the accident, along with a tanker truck. Police say the driver of one car hit the wheels of the tanker truck, causing the accident.

The accident sent four children to the hospital, two in critical condition and two in stable condition.

All lanes of northbound I-55 northbound at Broadway have been reopened.