ST. LOUIS – One person was killed, and two others were taken to the hospital after a multi-vehicle crash overnight in north St. Louis.
The Accident Reconstruction team from the St. Louis Police Department is doing the investigation since the crash involved a fatality. That investigation still ongoing.
The wreck happened at the Riverview Boulevard and West Florissant Avenue intersection, and involved a Dodge Charger, a Ford Focus, and a smaller U-Haul truck. Police got the original call for the crash shortly before 2:00 a.m.
Police shared that the Charger was west on West Florissant when it hit the Ford Focus which was south on Riverview. Then authorities explained that the Charger hit the U-Haul truck which was east on West Florissant.
The crash sent the Focus into concrete barriers just outside a church. The male driver of that car, who has yet to be identified by police, was killed. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Charger, a 40-year-old man, and the driver of the U-Haul, a 46-year-old man, were both take to the hospital for treatment. Police have not yet released any updates on their conditions.
Investigators said speed may have been a factor in the crash.
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