UPDATE: The incident occurred after a UPS truck struck the rear of a tractor-trailer caring railroad ties.
The driver of the UPS truck was taken to a hospital with injuries.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– According to Ozarks Traffic, I-44 at Mile Marker 78.6 is closed due to an accident that happened around 1:40 p.m on August 31.
All westbound lanes are closed. Traffic is backed up for a estimated three miles.
Multiple first responder vehicles on the scene.
Officers are reverting westbound traffic onto Glenstone ave.
Please use an alternate route.
This is a developing story.