Crash closes eastbound lanes of I-70 near Jennings Station Road

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A crash has closed eastbound lanes of I-70 at Jennings Station Road. One lane of traffic is moving. Cars are backed up to Lambert Airport.

The driver of a black SUV lost control of his vehicle and crashed into the median.   He was injured and taken to the hospital.

Emergency vehicles in the westbound lanes of I-70 were working on clearing the accident.  That is when a car crashed into one of the fire trucks.

Northwoods Police Chief Ron Martin says the woman driving the red car was recording the accident with her phone.   She crashed into the emergency vehicle making the traffic backup much worse.  She has minor injuries.

MoDOT is advising drivers to seek an alternate route.

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