Suspected car thief dies in St. Louis crash
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A suspected car thief is dead in a crash after leading police on a chase from East St. Louis, Illinois, into St. Louis.
A second person was trapped in the car following the crash around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Names have not been released.
Police said the speeding car prompted a chase over the Martin Luther King Bridge into St. Louis. The fleeing car struck another vehicle on the bridge then sped along Interstate 70 before crashing when it ran under the trailer portion of a tractor-trailer.
No other injuries were reported.