Lanes Cleared for Traffic Following Pedestrian Accident on Interstate 44

Sunset Hills police said an individual was struck by a vehicle near the Interstate 270 overpass this morning.

An individual was hit by a vehicle on Interstate 44 this morning, said Sunset Hills police.

Sunset Hills spokesman Dave Knight confirmed members of the Sunset Hills Police and Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene near Interstate 270 around 7:30 a.m., which closed down two lanes of eastbound traffic.

A representative with Missouri State Highway Patrol was not immediately available for comment. 

All eastbound lanes have been restored.

Patch will offer more information as it becomes available.

Karlie Baker (Editor) August 31, 2012 at 01:53 PM
Before you ask: There's been chatter that the individual who was struck had jumped from the overpass, but we haven't been able to confirm or deny that claim at this time.


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