I-64 multi-car accident in Town and Country; traffic slowed to a crawl

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – A multi-car accident is causing a major backup on eastbound Interstate 64 in Town and Country.

The Monarch Fire Protection District said five cars were involved in an accident, east of Timberlake Manor.

Three people had to be cut out of their wrecked cars. Five to six people were taken to the hospital, but no one has died in the accident.

It could be some time before the wreckage is clear and the traffic is moving smoothly again.