One killed in wrong-way I-90 crash

Posted at 4:40 PM, Mar 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-20 19:03:31-04

MISSOULA – The Montana Highway Patrol confirms one person died in a wrong-way accident on Interstate 90 near East Broadway Wednesday afternoon.

The accident happened at 1:18 p.m. near mile marker 106 on Interstate 90.

Both eastbound and westbound lanes are closed indefinitely in this area.

Traffic is being detoured around the accident. Westbound traffic is being diverted at the East Missoula exit onto West Broadway. Eastbound traffic is being diverted at the Van Buren exit onto Broadway, then onto I-90.

Missoula County Public Schools is also saying that the crash may cause 15 to 30-minute delays on their afternoon bus routes.

Mountain Line is also reporting that some bus routes in the area are being delayed because of the crash.

MTN reporter Kent Luetzen is on the scene. We are waiting for updates from law enforcement for specifics on what happened.