A two-vehicle accident next to Belle-Clair Fairgrounds and Expo Center caused South Belt East traffic to back up during the Friday morning commute.
At least one person was transported by Med-Star Ambulance just after 8 a.m. following an accident near the entrance to Hardee's at 2 South Belt East.
Belleville Police and Fire departments responded.
Police officers closed down one of the two lanes and a downed electrical wire is being investigated as a result of the accident, according to authorities.
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Vehicles were being towed from the scene at about 8:45 a.m.
The cause of the accident was not immediately available.