ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The St. Louis Police Accident Reconstruction investigators are looking into a claim that the driver of the tractor-trailer ran a red light, causing a wreck that killed him and the driver of an SUV.
The semi driver was 56-year-old Lawrence Coleman of Arnold and the driver of the SUV was identified as 29-year-old Matthew Barton of Cedar Hill.
Police say the tractor-trailer overturned, spilling its contents across the road.
The accident happened early Saturday morning on South Broadway and River City Boulevard.
The investigation is ongoing, police say, but a witness claims the truck driver ran a red light.