ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A fatal collision between a semi-tractor trailer and a moving truck caused a highway shutdown on northbound I-270 near I-44. The highway was shut down for three hours while investigators worked the accident.
Justin Reeves, 34, of Rolla has been identified as the man killed in the crash. He was driving the moving truck.
Reeves was slowing because of traffic congestion on the highway. The front of his truck slammed into the semi when it failed to stop, according to the crash report.
The man driving the semi was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries. The crash report states that his vehicle did not have significant damage from the crash.
Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation have reopened northbound I-270 after a fatal crash.