UPDATE: 10:09 a.m. - Dec. 21, 2021
MISSOULA One person was recovered from a submerged vehicle in the Clark Fork River between Missoula and East Missoula early Monday morning.
Missoula Police Lieutenant Eddie Mclean told MTN News that police and fire units were dispatched to reports of a vehicle upside down in the river at approximately 8:30 a.m.
(second report: 9:27 a.m. - Dec. 20, 2021)
Emergency crews are on the scene of an SUV that crashed into the river in Missoula.
The SUV can be seen upside down in the water.
The crash happened near the intersection of East Broadway and North Easy Street.
The scene is near the Creekside apartment complex.
We have a reporter on the scene and will have additional information as it becomes available.
(first report: 8:51 a.m. - Dec. 20, 2021)
East Broadway in Missoula is currently closed at the intersection with North Easy Street due to an accident.
The road is blocked east of the Eastgate Albertsons.
Numerous emergency vehicles are on the scene.
Drivers are being asked to avoid the area and expect delays.