Stranded on I-70: Traveler tweets his 8-hour delay

This story originally appeared on RealTime/STL.

An accident on eastbound Interstate 70 near Warrenton closed the highway overnight and stranded dozens of drivers.

Among them was travel consultant Kevin Dern, who tweeted his experience. Dern and his wife were returning to St. Louis from the True/False Film Fest in Columbia, Mo., and were about a mile behind the accident when they were stopped early Sunday morning.

The Missouri Department of Transportation issued a no-travel advisory for Saturday night through Sunday.