ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - Northbound I-270 was closed Friday morning following a multi-vehicle accident at the McDonnell Boulevard exit.
Sgt. Al Nothum of the Missouri State Highway Patrol says that a tow truck pulling a tractor trailer struck two cars that were traveling below the speed limit.
The driver of the first car struck was killed. The driver of the second car struck was injured.
Sgt. Nothum stresses that investigators are not assessing blame to the tow truck driver, and that the investigation is ongoing.
The drivers of the two cars were acquainted.