UPDATE: (11/21/16) 8:32 p.m. — Missouri Highway Patrol confirmed that I70 eastbound is back open after a tractor trailer is jackknifed  78.6 mile marker. Eastbound lanes are cleared. KMZU will bring you an update on individuals involved when details become available. 

MISSOURI — Missouri Highway Patrol has confirmed that a tractor trailer is jackknifed on I-70 eastbound at the 78.6 mile marker.generic-police-lights

Eastbound lanes are completely blocked past exit 78B. Missouri Department of Transportation estimates the closure to last an hour and recommends using alternate route. Injuries are unknown at this time.

KMZU will bring you more information as it becomes available.