KMOV - St. Louis County police are searching for the driver of a hit and run accident after a teenager was struck on Interstate 55 near Reavis Barracks Road Monday afternoon.
Authorities said a 15-year-old male attempted to cross the highway when he was struck by a vehicle traveling in the southbound lanes. The 15 year old Lemay, Missouri resident was conscious when police arrived and was immediately transported by ambulance to a local hospital. The teen's juvenile cousin was also crossing the highway and was not injured.
Authorities said the vehicle that struck the teen did not stop and was described by witnesses as a white passenger van with windows on the side. The van should have sustained some damage on the front driver's side. Anyone with information concerning the van should contact County Police at 899-2341 or Crimestoppers at 866-371-8477.