At least one dead after semi truck crash on EB I-64 near Boones Crossing

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. -  One person is dead following a two semi-truck crash Tuesday morning. The accident happened just after 4:30 a.m. on interstate 64/40 past Boones Crossing.

According to Monarch Fire Protection Cheif Cary Spiegel,  two semi-trucks collided on the interstate and was immediately engulfed in flames.

The eastbound lanes were closed from 4:30am until 2:00pm.  Two lanes are now open.  Traffic is backed up in the area.

The Missouri Highway State Patrol are redirecting traffic onto Chesterfield Airport Road.

More details will be posted as this story develops.