Eastbound I-270 closed near Glen Carbon after fatal accident
GLEN CARBON, IL (KPLR) – Eastbound Interstate 270 was closed Wednesday morning near Glen Carbon following an accident involving a dump truck.
The accident occurred around 9:30 a.m. at mile marker 10. The dump truck was traveling westbound when, for reasons unknown, the vehicle crossed the center line into the eastbound lanes, went up an embankment and struck a tree, overturned and caught fire.
The driver of the dump truck died in the accident.