I-44 westbound closed at Six Flags following accident; 1 person dead

EUREKA, MO – Westbound Interstate 44 was closed Wednesday afternoon at Six Flags amusement park following an accident involving two vehicles.

According to Cpl. Juston Wheetly, a spokesman for the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 2:20 p.m. at I-44 and Six Flags Road.

The driver of one car lost control on wet pavement and slammed into the median wall. A female passenger was ejected from the vehicle and killed. Three others in that car were taken to a hospital. A second vehicle struck debris from the first car, but no one in that vehicle was injured.


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