Update: The Highway Patrol reports as of 5 p.m. Sat. the accident scene has been cleared and traffic is back to normal.
A KMZU listener reported a multiple vehicle accident on westbound I-70 near the 131 Exit in Lafayette County. According to that report, a vehicle was in the median and two other cars were along the shoulder. The listener also stated that emergency crews were not yet on scene as of 3 p.m. After making contact with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, KMZU News learned that there is indeed an accident at the location just west of the Odessa exit for Highway 131. Traffic is reportedly moving through the area slowly, but motorists should try to find an alternate route for the time being.