Sgt. Al Nothum of the Missouri Highway Patrol said the worker was picking up a highway sign and crossed the southbound lanes of Interstate 55 around 10:45 a.m. when the accident happened.
Workers paving the road had closed the left lane of I-55 this morning with three-foot-high orange cones and kept the right lane open, Nothum said. Dye crossed the right lane but apparently did not look to his… Continue reading
A man from St. Louis County was killed over the weekend, after the van he was a passenger in, had a tire blow-out and sent the vehicle out of control and rolling off Interstate 55, says KSDK.
The crash occurred Saturday morning around 7:15 a.m. south of Jackson in Cape Girardeau County. Killed was 49 year old Charles Burnes of Fenton.
Six other people in… Continue reading
An early morning minor two car accident near Interstate 55 and the Poplar Street Bridge turned fatal when a third car became involved a few moments after the initial crash. The accident took place when two cars had a minor fender bender and pulled over to the side of the road on the elevated section of the highway approaching the Poplar Street Bridge. The two motorists involved in the first… Continue reading
On January 13th at 3:00pm a four car accident occurred in St. Louis County southbound on Interstate 55 North of Union. Troop C of the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the accident. The accident began when a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt driven by Sally Cabbot (64) lost control while switching lanes. After losing control Ms. Cabbot’s vehicle was struck by a 1997 Geo Metro driven by Janice Kuhlman-Brown (49). After… Continue reading