Fatal crash causes major delays, one lane of WB 70 open near Bryan Road


ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – A fatal crash involving a tractor-trailer and another vehicle in St. Charles County is causing delays Friday morning.

The crash happened on 70 westbound in the area of Bryan Road at approximately 4:00 a.m.

All lanes of westbound 70 were closed for a time, but one lane in that direction was reopened at approximately 8:52 a.m. The O’Fallon Police said all lanes in the westbound direction will be opened by the Missouri State Highway Patrol as soon as possible. Emergency crews were sending motorists off of the interstate at Bryan Road and looping them back around, but that has since been stopped.

Accident reconstruction was on the scene.

FOX 2’s traffic reporter Molly Rose suggested avoiding westbound 70 from O’Fallon through Lake Saint Louis.

FOX 2’s Bommarito Automotive Group SkyFOX was flying over the area.

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