ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – A man died in an accident Friday morning that closed all lanes of westbound Interstate 44 and southbound Interstate 55 at the split.
According to police, a 24-year-old man jumped off the I-44 overpass and hit the windshield of a tractor-trailer truck.
The unidentified man flew through the windshield. He died at the scene.
The driver was taken to an area hospital and released with non-life threatening injuries.
Accident reconstruction is at the scene.
The highway split reopened early Friday afternoon.
NewsChannel 5 will have more information as it becomes available.