IMPERIAL, Mo. — The Missouri Highway Patrol confirmed the death of one man and the injuries of four others following a weekend multi-car accident in Jefferson County.
Around 10 p.m. Saturday, two cars wrecked into each other and proceeded to pull off on the side of the southbound Interstate 55 road. While both drivers were standing outside of their cars, another car traveling southbound hit one of the parked vehicles, which then struck one of the men standing on the road.
The man, 18-year-old Cody Dowd, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. The four others involved in the accident were also transported to an area hospital and remain in minor to serious condition.
As more information becomes available, this story will be updated.