WILDWOOD, MO – A woman is in critical condition after a head on crash in west St. Louis County Tuesday morning. St. Louis County Police responded to the crash on Highway 109 and Clayton Road just before 11:00am.
A pick-up truck had been traveling southbound on Highway 109 when it struck a small SUV that was traveling northbound head on. The 63-year old female driver of the SUV was rushed to the hospital for life-saving treatment. She remains in critical/unstable condition. The truck driver, a 56-year old man, was also taken to the hospital with serious injuries. He is in stable condition.
There were no other passengers.
Police are looking into whether the truck driver suffered a medical event while driving.
Highway 109 was closed for several hours at Clayton Road while the scene was investigated and cleaned up. The incident is under investigation by the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons and Accident Reconstruction Unit.