Police take driver into custody after fatal crash

ST. LOUIS, MO – A 23-year-old male driver was taken into custody after he ran a red light and caused a crash which killed a woman and injured four other people Sunday evening.

According to Fox2Now, the fatal crash happened close to the intersection of Jennings Station Road and McLaren Avenue at around 5:50 p.m.

The causing driver was traveling on Jennings Station Rd in a Chrysler 300 when he ran a red light and struck a Pontiac G6 driven by 26-year-old Zschasmene Thomas. Thomas was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the crash scene.

A man and three minors in Thomas’s vehicle—ages 11, 7 and 1—were transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.

Police took the causing driver into custody, but he had not been charged as of Sunday evening. Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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