Valley Park, MO (September 18, 2023) – A fatal accident occurred on Monday, September 18, 2023, on the ramp from northbound Highway 141 to eastbound I-44.
MoDOT reported the crash happened shortly before 4:00 a.m.
Emergency crews and the St. Louis County Coroner arrived swiftly.
A 2016 Ford Explorer collided with the I-44 overpass and ignited.
The driver, Anthony Yacovielle, 40, of Wildwood, died at the scene.
Authorities reopened the ramp around 6:30 a.m.
The investigation is still ongoing.