ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Emergency crews were responding to a fatal single-vehicle crash that caused major backups on Interstate 70.

Our Bommarito Automotive Group SkyFOX helicopter was flying over the area located on I-70 eastbound just before 170, where a pickup truck can be seen off the roadways. The left-hand lanes continued to build traffic as crews responded.

The cause of the crash has not been revealed. However, the driver was taken to a nearby hospital, where they later died from their injuries.

FOX 2 will update this story with more information as it becomes available.