ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The St. Louis police department was called to McCausland Avenue and Plateau Avenue just before 7 pm Sunday for a report of a pedestrian struck. Police say a woman, 45, was struck by a vehicle while crossing the road against the light. She was then struck by another vehicle.
Allex Oelkers was driving home when she came upon a crowd of people on the side of the road. She stopped to help the injured woman who was being comforted by a loved one.
Paramedics transported the victim to the hospital where she later died.
The drivers of both vehicles remained at the scene.
Accident reconstruction is handling the investigation.