Roadway collapses on downtown St. Louis overpass

Friday, January 20, 2012 | 10:19 a.m. CST

 ST. LOUIS — Part of a downtown St. Louis overpass is shut down after the roadway of the overpass collapsed.

The collapse happened early Friday on 18th Street near Poplar Street in the area near Union Station. By dawn, two police officers had been dispatched to block the northbound right-turn lane, where the collapse occurred.

No one was hurt, and the cause of the collapse wasn't immediately known.


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Richard Saunders January 20, 2012 | 4:15 p.m.

I blame gravity.

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