Traffic on Interstate 70 was stopped for several hours Thursday afternoon due to an accident.
According to Illinois State Police Trooper Calvin Dye, two semi trucks and a car were involved in an accident Thursday, at 3:16 p.m., in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 at the 24 mile marker. One person was ARCHed to a St. Louis area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The name of the injured person has not been released.
The westbound lanes were reopened at 7:20 p.m. Thursday.