Fiery crash on I-270 in North County leaves 1 dead, 1 in critical condition

A crash on I-270 shut down the eastbound lanes of the interstate Saturday morning. (Credit: KMOV)

A two-car collision on Interstate 270 in North County near Florissant has left at least one person dead and one critically injured.

The crash happened in the eastbound lanes of I-270 near Washington St. and N. Elizabeth Ave. about 1:30 a.m. Saturday. The eastbound lanes of the interstate were closed in that area until about 5 a.m.

Missouri Highway Patrol has confirmed that one person is dead and one person is listed in critical condition.

Upon a preliminary investigation, police believe the crash was a result of a wrong way driver.

Other details are unknown at this time.

News 4 will update this story as information becomes available.

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