Westbound I-70 closed at I-470 after 4-vehicle crash in Independence

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Westbound Interstate 70 is closed at Interstate 470 in Independence after a crash Wednesday night.

Drivers are urged to find an alternate route. Officials have not indicated when the interstate will reopen to westbound traffic.

Independence police dispatch said four vehicles were involved in the crash, which caused significant damage. Details about any potential injuries were not available.

FOX4 will update this story as more information is confirmed.