1 dead, 2 injured in overnight crash on I-70 in North City

Published: Mar. 15, 2023 at 6:23 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 15, 2023 at 10:24 AM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - One person died and two other people were injured in an accident that occurred on I-70 in North City early Wednesday morning.

Police tell News 4 the accident happened about 1:30 a.m. on eastbound I-70 near Carrie. A 2006 Mazda Infiniti going eastbound at a high rate of speed tried to change lanes when the driver, a teen, lost control and the car hit the center median. The car then hit the pole of a MoDOT sign and split into parts. The driver and both passengers were ejected.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Both passengers, including a 17-year-old girl, were taken to a hospital.