ST. LOUIS - Two children died Thursday night after a rollover crash near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in downtown.
According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the accident happened just before 9:30 p.m. at N. Tucker Boulevard and Cass Avenue. The driver overcorrected on the off-ramp, leading the vehicle to overturn. Five individuals were ejected as a result.
The SUV appeared to have rolled several times.
Authorities closed the Tucker exit on eastbound Interstate 70.
One child passenger was pronounced dead at the scene; a second child later died at the hospital. One adult and three other kids were injured in the accident. The adult was rushed to a hospital in serious condition, but was talking to medical personnel.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is handling the investigation, police said.
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