Fatal head-on collision in Fenton

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FENTON, MO. (KPLR) – Police are investigating the death of a motorist killed Monday in a head on collision in Fenton.

The accident happened in the westbound lanes of Highway 30 in Fenton, shutting down the road for more than three and a half hours.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says the accident happened on Highway 30, near Delores Drive around 10:00 am Monday morning.  A Buick heading eastbound crossed the median into the westbound lanes and hit a box truck head on causing the truck to flip over. The truck spilled its load of used tires on the highway which took some time to clean up.

The woman driving the car was killed.  Her name has not yet been released.  The driver of the truck and a passenger were injured and taken to St. Anthony's Medical Center.   Their conditions are not known.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says there were no skid marks by the passenger car as it crossed the median but the cause of the accident is not known.