UPDATE: Three Dead in Rollover Crash on I-64
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Story Updated 7/6/13—6pm
ST> LOUIS (KMOX) St Louis Police have now identified all 3 victims in this morning’s fatal one vehicle accident on I-64 near Kingshighway.
The victims are–43 year old driver-Lydell Templeton and passengers 40 year old Tyrone Cain II and 20 year old Michael J. Helm–all of St Louis.
Police say the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed around 1am when Templeton lost control. It swerved to cross all lanes of traffic and smash into the median wall. It then overturned several times.
2 other female passengers are listed in critical but stable condition.
Police say 4 of the 5 occupants were ejected from the vehicle.
story updated at 1:55pm on Saturday, July 6, 2013
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Three people are dead, two in critical condition, following a rollover crash on eastbound 64 near Kingshighway.
St. Louis police say it happened early Saturday.
Officers say the car was speeding when it swerved across all lanes of traffic, hit a median wall, and overturned.
Four of the five occupants were thrown from the wreckage.
Police say the driver, 43-year-old Lydell Templeton of St. Louis, and one passenger died at the scene.
A second passenger, identified only as a 40-year-old man, died at a hospital.
Two other passengers, a 19-year-old woman and 31-year-old woman, are still being treated.
our earlier story:
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Three people are dead, two are critically injured in a morning accident that shut down the eastbound lanes of I-64/40 for more than five hours Saturday morning.
The accident happened around one a.m. near Kingshighway.
The car rolled several times and caught fire. There’s no word on the cause of the crash.