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Crews remove semi-truck from along eastbound Interstate 70 near Boonville after crash

MoDOT reported possible delays on eastbound Interstate 70 after a crash near Boonville on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.
Missouri Department of Transportation
MoDOT reported possible delays on eastbound Interstate 70 after a crash near Boonville on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.

COOPER COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ)

8:50 a.m. Update:

Crews have removed a semi-truck from the side of eastbound Interstate 70 in Cooper County.

The Missouri Department of Transportation posted on Twitter Tuesday morning that crews were still cleaning up along the eastbound lanes past exit 101.

The cause of the crash or if anyone was hurt weren't immediately available.

Original story:

Delays are possible Tuesday morning due to a crash on eastbound Interstate 70 in Cooper County.

The left eastbound lane of I-70 past exit 101 near Boonville is closed, according to MoDOT's Traveler Information Map. Drivers should expect to find delays in the area for at least five hours.

A MoDOT traffic camera near the scene appeared to show a semi-truck on its side. The number of vehicles involved in the crash or if anyone is hurt wasn't immediately available.

ABC 17 News will update this story once new information is released about this crash.

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