Major accident closes U.S. Highway 169 at U.S. Interstate 80 Sunday

Motorists advised to avoid Hwy 169/I-80 interchange


A multi-vehicle accident occurred about 3 p.m. Sunday at U.S. Highway 169 and U.S. Interstate 80, forcing the closure of the state highway north of the interstate. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Emergency personnel are responding at this hour, including Lifeflight and MercyOne air ambulances that soon will land at Ellefson Drive and U.S. Highway 169 in De Soto.

Law enforcement radio traffic indicates a rollover accident occurred that downed a power pole. will update this story as information becomes available.


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