One dead and two injured in accident on westbound I-44 near Vandeventer

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - One person is dead an two have been injured in a three vehicle accident on westbound I-44 at Vandeventer. There were reports of a person trapped in a vehicle and a person struck.

"It appeared as though two vehicles were previously in an accident and someone was outside of their vehicle when the third vehicle slammed into them. I saw the person outside of their vehicle get struck by the other vehicles. Very traumatic. I balled my eyes out but 911 instructed me to keep on. I was Hope everything turns out okay." witness Danielle Harper writes to FOX 2.

Two victims were taken to the hospital. Police say one accident victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident closed three lanes of the highway.

 

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