Highway 64 reopens after fatal car crash at Kingshighway exit

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by Caroline Hilton/KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on July 6, 2013 at 5:15 AM

Updated Saturday, Jul 6 at 9:54 AM

(KMOV) All lanes of Highway 64 have reopened after a fatal crash overnight killed three people and sent two others to the hospital.

The one-vehicle accident happened in the Eastbound lanes near the Kingshighway exit sometime after midnight late Friday night.

St. Louis Police report that the vehicle rolled over several times and caught fire.

Three people were pronounced dead at the scene. Two other passengers were sent to the hospital in critical condition.

The identity of the victims involved in the crash have not been released.

The highway was closed for a few hours while an accident reconstruction team was on the scene.

MoDot reopened the highway around 5:30 Saturday morning.

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