UPDATE: 02/20/15 as of 7:45 a.m. The Missouri State Patrol reported the accident scene has been cleared.

A motor vehicle accident briefly blocked both directions of Highway 36 at the Wheeling turn off Friday morning.

A KMZU listener reported an 18-wheeler rolled onto its side and blocked the westbound lanes of the highway. Eastbound traffic was also disrupted for a short time.

The accident happened a few minutes after 5 o’clock. There was no word on injuries.

At last report the eastbound lanes were open, but traffic on the westbound side remained blocked with traffic backed up.