Accident shuts down I-70 in Montgomery County MO

NEAR HIGH HILL, MO – An accident on I-70 near High Hill Missouri has shut down both directions of the interstate at mile marker 181.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident involved 2 semi-tractor trailers and a third vehicle in the westbound lanes of I-70. One of the trucks briefly caught fire, spilling some fuel into a nearby ditch.  Smoke from the crash could be seen for miles.

Traffic is backed up for nearly 7 miles in both directions as emergency crews work to clear the road.

MoDOT has not given an estimate as to when the interstate will be reopened.


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