WEBSTER GROVES, MO – A total of eight people were ultimately hospitalized as the result of a four-vehicle collision at an intersection in Webster Groves yesterday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
The collision took place at the intersection of Laclede Station Road and Watson Road at about 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 5, when a vehicle traveling west on Watson collided with three other vehicles.
Five people from the causing vehicle were hurt, one of whom suffered life-threatening injuries. Three people from the other vehicles were also hospitalized, but none of their injuries was believed to be life-threatening.
The son of one of the people injured in the crash told reporters that the vehicle that caused the accident had run a red light, and that police had told him it was stolen. A police representative said they believed this was the case but that further investigations were ongoing.
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