Northbound I-55 temporarily closed in Jefferson County following crash

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri State Highway Patrol closed northbound Interstate 55 Monday afternoon following a crash involving a tractor-trailer.

According to state police, the accident occurred just north of Festus. A MoDOT vehicle was involved in the crash.

Traffic had to be diverted to a nearby highway but the interstate was reopened to traffic by 3:30 p.m.

It’s unclear if anyone was injured in the crash.

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