Wrong-way accident kills one on Interstate 55 - KMOV.com

Wrong-way accident kills one on Interstate 55

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(KMOV) – Giovanni Patania, 74, of St. Louis was traveling the wrong way on Interstate 55 Friday afternoon around 1:15 p.m. when he was killed after striking another vehicle near Bayless.

According to police, the driver had been traveling the wrong way for several miles on the northbound lanes of Interstate 55 when his vehicle struck 25-year old Jamie Eime of High Ridge. Eime is currently at St. Louis University hospital with moderate injuries.

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