ST. LOUIS — A Sunday afternoon crash in north St. Louis left one person dead and sent another four to the hospital.
The crash happened after both cars ran red lights, police said.
The crash happened at 2:21 p.m. at the intersection of Natural Bridge Avenue and North Kingshighway Boulevard.
According to a police report, a 2004 Ford Taurus was driving eastbound on Natural Bridge when it ran a red light. It struck a 2017 Hyundai Sonata, which had also run a red light while turning left onto southbound Kingshighway from westbound Natural Bridge.
Police said there were a total of five people in the two cars.
All five of the people were rushed to the hospital for treatment. At least two of the crash victims were in critical condition when they were transported. The driver of the Taurus died at the hospital.
Police closed the intersection for hours to investigate the crash, but it has since reopened.
Conditions of the other crash victims were not immediately available.