St. Louis, MO (KTRS) - One person is in critical condition after an accident on northbound Interstate 55 Monday morning.
The St. Louis Fire Department says one person was thrown from the vehicle during the accident near Loughborough. The accident involved a total of three vehicles and three people were injured. Investigators are on scene trying to determine the cause of the accident.
As of 7:50 AM, all northbound lanes of the highway are closed and traffic is being diverted onto Loughborough.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - More Missouri students could get personal help with filing out college applications this fall.
The Coordinating Board for Higher Education has announced an expansion of "College Application Week."
More than 2,000 students filled out applications during the inaugural event last October at 26 high schools in St. Louis, Kansas City and parts of rural Missouri. The board says it hopes to double the number of participating high schools this fall.
The program is available to all high school seniors, but the goal is to increase the number of applications from students in low-income families and those who would be the first in their families to attend college.
Members of the Missouri College Advising Corps provide one-on-one help to students when filling out applications.
Two children are dead and two others hurt after house fire in North County Monday morning.
Fire crews were called to a home on Airport Road just east of I-270 in Berkeley areound 5:30 this morning. After the blaze was extinguished, firefighters searched the home and found the children dead in the house.
A third child and an adult were taken to the hospital in unknown condition.
Authorities have no identified the victims and the cause of the fire is unclear.