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Firefighters respond to crash on I-70 in east Columbia

Emergency crews respond to crash on I-70 near mile marker 130 on Tuesday morning, Nov. 23, 2021.
Missouri Department of Transportation
Emergency crews respond to crash on I-70 near mile marker 130 on Tuesday morning, Nov. 23, 2021.

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)

Firefighters responded to a single-vehicle crash Tuesday morning on Interstate 70 in east Columbia.

According to the Columbia Fire Department, the crash happened in the eastbound lanes near mile marker 130 around 7:20 a.m.

Firefighters posted a photo to Twitter that showed a yellow car in the median of I-70.

The car hit a cable barrier in the median of the interstate after the driver drove off of the road, according to the fire department.

A camera on MoDOT's Traveler Map website showed traffic backed up in the east and westbound lanes while crews cleared the scene.

Firefighters said no one was taken to the hospital.

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Zachary Farwell

Zachary Farwell is the senior producer at ABC 17 News.

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