ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – Police said a man was killed after a hit and run accident near Lafayette Square Wednesday night.
According to police, a vehicle traveling northbound on Jefferson violated a red light signal at the intersection of Chouteau and struck another car, which was pushed forward and struck another vehicle, stopped at the red light.
The driver of the first vehicle fled the scene on foot, southbound on Jefferson, to the rear of the 2600 block of Chouteau, where he was taken into custody.
The driver of the second vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the female was taken to the hospital and is listed in critical, but stable condition.
The third driver was uninjured and the investigation is ongoing.