ST. LOUIS (AP) — Interstate 64 is closed near downtown St. Louis after a tractor-trailer caught fire following an accident.
Authorities say the wreck happened around 5:50 a.m. Friday. The truck caught fire and an explosion occurred.
One person was hurt, but it wasn't clear if the injured person was the truck driver. No condition report was immediately available.
Traffic backed up for several miles, back into Illinois. Motorists were being routed off the highway around the accident scene.