DeSoto man killed in crash on Poplar Street Bridge - KMOV.com

DeSoto man killed in crash on Poplar Street Bridge

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A wreck has closed all westbound lanes of the Poplar Street Bridge. Credit: MoDOT A wreck has closed all westbound lanes of the Poplar Street Bridge. Credit: MoDOT
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

Police have identified the man killed in the wreck involving an overturned car that closed all lanes of the Poplar Street Bridge on Friday.

Around 9:30 p.m., Roger Bollinger, 37, of DeSoto, Mo. was traveling westbound on the Poplar St. Bridge at a high rate of speed when he attempted to switch lanes, striking the rear of a tractor trailer. 

Bollinger's car slid sideways, struck the right bridge wall and flipped over before finally stopping. 

Bollinger was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver involved was not injured. 

Accident Reconstruction is currently investigating the scene.

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