The Camden County Sheriff's Department and MoDOT says the crash on blocking both lanes of Highway 5 over the Niangua River. MoDOT says multiple vehicles are involved. Camden County authorities say at least one person has died. Traffic may reopen over the bridge around mid-afternoon, MoDOT says.
Detours are set up for traffic:
- Southbound traffic on Route 5 should take the following detour: Route 7 to Route J to Route 54.
- Motorists traveling northbound on Route 5 should detour around the closure via: Route 54 to Route J to Route 7.
- Tractor-trailer trucks should avoid the area.
- Southbound trucks should detour to Route 5 to Route 52 through Eldon to Route 54. Northbound trucks should detour via Route 54 to Route 52 through Eldon to Route 5.
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