Fatal crash involving multiple vehicles in north St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – One person died Thursday after a multi-vehicle accident in a north St. Louis neighborhood.

The crash happened near the intersection of Fair and Rosalie in the Fairgrounds / O’Fallon neighborhood.

The accident ended with the back of an SUV slamming into the entrance of the St. Paul Temple Missionary Baptist Church, and a second vehicle stopped in the middle of the street.

A woman who witnessed the accident said the SUV came speeding down Rosalie, blew through a stop sign, and struck the other vehicle as it was make a left turn from Fair Avenue onto Rosalie. According to the witness, the man driving the SUV attempted to run away, but was caught by a postal worker and taken back to the accident scene and kept there until police arrived.

An African-American woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the SUV was injured.