One injured in multi vehicle accident on I-55 near Festus - KMOV.com

One injured in multi vehicle accident on I-55 near Festus

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By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson

 (KMOV)-- One person was injured after a multi vehicle accident on Interstate 55 near Festus.

This is happened around 2 p.m. Thursday on northbound I-55 just north of Highway A.

Festus Police Chief Tim Lewis said there were a total of five vehicles involved, including two tractor trailers, a pickup truck and two passenger cars.  Lewis said "It's miraculous that no one was killed" in the wreck.

 He said a female driver of a Geo was arched out in unknown condition to a local hospital. All other victims refused treatment.

No word yet on what caused the accident. There was construction in the area but its not clear if that played a factor in the crash.

 

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