Multi-vehicle collision closes WB I-44 at Big Bend

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A multi-vehicle collision closed the four right lanes of westbound I-44 at Big Bend Boulevard during the Friday morning commute. The accident happened shortly before 6:30a.m. Emergency crews are working to clear the scene. There is a significant traffic back up that starts near the Elm Street exit.

Motorists are encouraged to use an alternate route.

FOX 2 will keep you updated as details become available.

Update: 7:39a.m.

Another accident took place just before Berry Road. The right lane is closed along the same route.