One dead in fiery multi-vehicle crash

Posted at 1:41 PM, Jan 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-23 13:41:40-05

ST.LOUIS, MO - (KTVI/CNN) - Authorities shut down parts of Interstate 64 in St. Louis after a deadly, multi-vehicle crash Tuesday.

One man was killed and three others, including an infant were hospitalized for injuries.

The deceased victim was trapped inside a vehicle that was stuck under a semi, according to state police.

"The vehicle that was underneath the tractor trailer, he changed lanes in front of the tractor trailer was struck by that tractor trailer," said Dallas Thompson of the Missouri State Patrol.

Firefighters extinguished a blaze caused by the accident.

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