One killed in Blanchette Memorial Bridge accident

- Published: 13 July 2015

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- One person was killed in a crash on westbound Interstate 70 overnight. The accident happened around 11:30p.m. on the Blanchette Memorial Bridge between St. Louis and St. Charles Counties. Drivers attempting to cross the bridge over the Missouri last night said traffic was snarled.

Lanes were closed heading into St. Charles because of the crash.

The medical examiner was on scene. It is unclear how many cars were involved in this accident. However, police are looking for one of the drivers involved who reportedly left the scene.

The Missouri Highway Patrol is still actively investigating.