Fatal accident closes westbound I-44 at Highway 141

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Westbound lanes of Interstate 44 were closed at Highway 141 early Friday evening following a fatal accident.

According to a MoDOT spokesperson, the accident took place around 7 p.m.

Three vehicles were involved in the crash.

Investigators with the Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed one fatality.

The interstate reopened just before 9 p.m.

There’s been no word on the cause of the accident.

Fox 2 will have more information on this story as it becomes available.

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