4 people die, 4 hurt in St. Louis car accident

An early morning accident near Forest Park has left four dead and four more injured.
Published: Feb. 26, 2023 at 12:08 PM CST
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ST. LOUIS (KMOV/Gray News) - Four people died after their car crashed into another vehicle and drove off of an overpass in St. Louis.

Four others were injured, KMOV reports.

The accident happened just before 2 a.m. on Sunday near the intersection of South Grand Boulevard and Forest Park Parkway.

A Chevy Impala ran a red light, striking a Chevy Tahoe. The Tahoe then hit the bridge guardrail and fell off of the bridge, where it landed upside-down.

The driver of the Impala fled the scene.

There were eight occupants of the Tahoe. Four were pronounced dead at the scene, and four are listed as being in critical condition.

The four in critical condition are two 18-year-olds and two 19-year-olds. The identities of the four that died have not been released.