Good Samaritan struck after crash on I-55 in Jefferson County

FESTUS, Mo. — A crash closed southbound Interstate 55 in Jefferson County.  The crash happened at around 8:00pm near the US 61 at the 169-mile marker.  The crash was so bad that MoDOT said the highway was going to be closed for several hours.  The road is now open.

Police say a van was heading southbound on I-55 was rear-ended by the cab of a tractor-trailer. The minivan lost control and got into an accident. A delivery truck driver saw the crash and pulled over to help.  This Good Samaritan was struck after a vehicle crashed into the first van and rear-ended a tractor-trailer.

There are four people who may have been injured in this collision.  The delivery truck driver was flown to a hospital. The others were sent by ambulance.

The conditions and identities of those involved in the crash are not known at this time.

 

 

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