2 Hospitalized in St. Clair Five-Car Crash on Interstate 44
St. Clair, Missouri (December 19, 2017) – According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, two people suffered serious injuries in a five-car pileup Monday night near St. Clair.
The crash took place at approximately 6 p.m. Monday, December 18 on the eastbound Interstate 44 near mile marker 244.
Police officers stated that a 2000 Chevrolet Suburban struck the back of a 2000 Ford Mustang. The impact caused the Mustang to go through the cable barriers in the median and collide with a 2013 Dodge Avenger and a 2014 Kenworth Conventional. The front of a 2016 Freightliner Conventional was then hit by the debris from the Mustang.
The 39-year-old male driver of the Mustang and the 40-year-old female driver of the Avenger were airlifted to a St. Louis hospital with serious injuries.
I-44 was closed down until after 9 p.m. when it was reopened.
Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash.
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