Millstadt teenager identified as person killed in St. Louis crash

Published: Sep. 11, 2022 at 5:32 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 14, 2022 at 10:28 AM CDT
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ST. LOUIS (KMOV) - An 18-year-old from Millstadt was killed in a crash early Sunday morning in the City of St. Louis.

The crash happened on Interstate 44 near the Walnut exit at around 2:27 a.m. Police said three cars were involved in the crash. One person, later identified as Emily Allen, was pronounced dead at the scene. Another person was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

According to police, Allen was driving northbound on Memorial the wrong way and then traveled southbound on Lumiere Place Blvd. the wrong way. She continued driving in the wrong direction and got onto exit ramp 292 for eastbound Interstate 44. The car then drove westbound in the eastbound lanes for moments prior to the head-on crash.

The investigation is ongoing.