UPDATE: (08/03/15) 11:19 a.m. The right lane is now open at the 73 mile marker of westbound I-70.
SALINE CO., Mo. – Emergency crews were called to the 73 mile marker for a single vehicle accident just before 6 a.m. Monday, August 3, 2015.
Initial reports indicated that a tractor trailer was in the median and partially blocking the passing lane of I-70. There were reports of injuries, but the severity is unknown. Follow up reports indicate that the tractor trailer is off the right shoulder and blocking the driving lane.
Motorists are urged to use caution on I-70 westbound at mile marker 73, approximately 5 miles west of the Marshall Junction. The crash is expected to impact traffic until approximately 11 a.m.