Driver, passengers flee after crashing BMW downtown

Driver, passengers flee after crashing BMW downtown

Driver, passengers flee after crashing BMW downtown

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by Eric Lorenz / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on August 10, 2012 at 8:10 AM

Updated Friday, Aug 10 at 9:17 AM

Intersection of Memorial Drive and Market Street

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – St. Louis police are investigating after someone crashed a vehicle in downtown St. Louis Friday morning then left the scene.

According to reports, the accident happened around 3:15 a.m. at the intersection of Memorial Drive and Market Street.  A driver apparently lost control and struck a guardrail.

After the accident, a witness told News 4 he saw three people exit the white BMW.  Moments later, they were picked up by someone in another vehicle.  They all fled the scene.

Authorities did not say if they thought the crashed car was stolen.

An investigation is ongoing.

 

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