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Crash involving multiple semi trucks reported on I-49 in Missouri


Missouri transportation officials are asking drivers to seek alternate routes following a multi-vehicle crash on Wednesday afternoon.

The crash occurred on I-49 north at 163rd St in Cass County, near Belton, Missouri.

Fox4KC reports that as many as four tractor trailers were involved in a collision.

It isn’t clear whether anyone was injured.

The left lane of northbound I-49 is closed, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. The interstate isn’t expected to fully reopen for 3 to 4 hours.

Two mile long traffic backups have been reported.



This is a developing story.

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