Motorcyclist thrown into Missouri River after being hit by truck in hit-and-run
Posted on Monday, August 24th, 2020
ST. CHARLES, MO – A motorcyclist was thrown into the Missouri River early Saturday after being hit by a truck in a hit-and-run accident on the Discovery Bridge, according to Ozarks First.
The crash happened on Interstate 370 on the border between St. Charles and St. Louis Counties at about 12:30 a.m.
Witnesses heard a person calling for help from the river, leading to an investigation by police.
The truck driver who fled the scene was located later by investigators and was taken in for questioning.
The motorcyclist has not yet been recovered.
Authorities are continuing to investigate the crash at this time.
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