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.
Northbound I-55 just north of Festus is currently blocked due to a jackknifed tractor trailer. Please avoid this area. pic.twitter.com/odHqlBjlt3
— MSHP Troop C (@MSHPTrooperC) December 16, 2019