Wrong way driver leads to fatal head-on collision on I-55

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- All lanes of Interstate 55 are reopen after two people were killed in a head-on collision Sunday morning.  A wrong way driver led to the crash, which occurred  around 4:20am. The two drivers involved were rushed to area hospitals where they were pronounced dead.

The wrong way driver, a 25-year-old female, was traveling south in the northbound lanes when the crash happened. She likely got on the interstate going the wrong way at Walnut Street.

The driver of the northbound car was 50-year-old Hanh Huynh. There were no passengers in either car.

The crash is under investigation. Police did receive a call of wrong way driver on I-44. They are trying to track down that caller for more information.

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