MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. — The southbound lanes of Interstate 270 are closed near Page Avenue due to a crash early Tuesday morning.
The Maryland Heights Police Department warned drivers on Twitter to avoid the area as they are “currently working a serious accident involving a pedestrian.”
Police said the interstate will be shut down for “some time” while they investigate the crash. The crash was reported at about 6:30 a.m. and caused a long line of traffic during the morning rush.
Drivers are being diverted at Page.
This is a developing story and will be updated as 5 On Your Side confirms more information.
Please avoid the area
South bound 270 between Olive and Page
We are currently working a serious accident involving a struck pedestrian.
Highway will be shut down for some time. pic.twitter.com/f8Yt18zguP
— Maryland Heights PD (@MHPolice) October 13, 2020
SOUTHBOUND I 270 IS CLOSED
PAST DORSETT DUE TO AN ACCIDENT.
PLEASE USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.
— MoDOT STL Traffic (@StLouisTraffic) October 13, 2020