(KMOV) – Accident reconstruction crews responded to a serious motorcycle wreck that critically injured a man late Wednesday night in south St. Louis.
The accident happened on southbound Interstate 55 near Gasconade Street . around 10 p.m. According to police, a 46-year-old man lost control of his motorcycle, hit the back of a tractor trailer, flew off of his bike and slid down the highway.
All southbound lanes of I-55 at Gasconade Street were shutdown while crews worked to clear the scene. Officials reopened the lanes around 2 a.m.
The motorcycle driver was transported to an area hospital with brain injuries and is listed in critical and unstable condition.
Additional details were not immediately available.