20 cars pile-up in downtown St. Louis

20 cars pile-up in downtown St. Louis

More than a dozen vehicles were involved in a chain reaction wreck in downtown St. Louis early Wednesday morning. According to police, a tractor trailer was among at least 20 vehicles involved in the crash on eastbound Interstate 70 at Memorial Dr. around 5:15 a.m.

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by KMOV.com/BELO Affiliate

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Posted on October 30, 2013 at 9:32 AM

More than a dozen vehicles were involved in a chain reaction wreck in downtown St. Louis early Wednesday morning.

According to police, a tractor trailer was among at least 20 vehicles involved in the crash on eastbound Interstate 70 at Memorial Dr. around 5:15 a.m.

At least one person was taken away from the scene on a stretcher. Crews were still assessing injuries, none of which were considered life-threatening.

Eleven of the approximately 20 vehicles sustained heavy damage.

A portion of eastbound I-70 was shut down while crews cleared the scene. Traffic was being diverted onto Memorial Dr.

The cause of the wreck was unknown.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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