Man trying to help wreck victim attacked by group of people in St. Louis

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by KMOV.com staff and Associated Press

KMOV.com

Posted on June 28, 2013 at 7:43 AM

Updated Friday, Jun 28 at 4:55 PM

ST. LOUIS—St. Louis police are investigating after a crowd of people attacked a man while he tried to help a traffic accident victim in north St. Louis Thursday night.

The incident happened near the intersection of North Newstead Avenue and St. Louis Avenue about 11:30 p.m.

The man saw a wreck and tried to help someone in a vehicle involved in the accident.

Police say a group of people approached and assaulted the man. The man was stabbed twice, once in the stomach and once in the arm.

He was taken to a hospital in unknown condition.

Additional information was not immediately available.

 

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