Accident closes SB Route 3 near I-270 in Granite City

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GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI)- A multi-vehicle accident is causing  delays for drivers Monday morning on the Illinois side. Southbound Route 3 near Interstate 270 is temporarily closed. Motorists are encouraged to use St. Thomas as an alternate route.

Bommarito Automotive SkyFOXHelicopter flew over the scene.

There are no reports of injuries at this time.

FOX 2 will keep you updated as details become available.