At approximately 8:30 a.m. this morning, a truck driver was injured a man died after the man jumped off an overpass and crashed through a truck’s windshield.
The incident occurred in the left lane of Interstate 55 southbound at the Interstate 44 split in St. Louis.
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the 24-year-old man who jumped from the overpass was transported to the hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. His name has not been released.
The truck driver suffered minor injuries to his face. He was taken to a hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
A portion of the highway was shutdown while investigators worked the scene.
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