Winds topple tractor rig onto car
WENTZVILLE, Mo. (KMOX) – The east bound lanes of I-70 were blocked for an hour and a halrf near Wentzville after a tractor trailer rig was blown on its side, and on top of a car.
The accident has been cleared and I-70 is once again open.
An eye witness told KMOX news it was an unbelievable sight as a fast moving storm moved across I-70. He said the storm “came right out of the clear blue sky.”
The accident was located on I-70 east of U.S. 61. One person is hospitalized. The Missouri Highway patrol has not released the identity of the person or their condition.
There are also numerous tree limbs down along Mexico Road in St. Peters. 1.7 inches of rain fell in St. Peters along with pea size hail. Half-inch hail was also reported in O’fallon Missouri.
Spotters in Washington County report tree and power lines down near Piney Park along Highway A.
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