Mounds, IL woman killed in head-on I-57 crash

Mounds, IL woman killed in head-on I-57 crash
Officials are currently on the scene of a deadly crash on I-57. (Source: KFVS)

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Officials responded to a deadly crash on I-57 on Thursday, Oct. 11.

According to a crash report from Missouri State Highway Patrol, a tractor trailer drove across the median and struck a vehicle head-on around 7 p.m. The vehicle spun in the roadway and struck another vehicle head-on.

58-year-old Lawanda M. Green of Mounds, IL, was in the vehicle struck by the tractor trailer and was pronounced dead at the scene by Mississippi County Coroner Terry Parker.

Interstate 57 at mile marker 17.2 was closed for a couple hours for clean-up.

Charleston DPS, Missouri State Highway Patrol and Missouri Department of Transportation all responded to the scene.

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