CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The southbound lanes of Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau are back open now after a semi truck versus pedestrian crash.
Cape Girardeau Police say the crash happened just after 9 a.m. Tuesday near the 92 mile marker when a man shot himself in the face and jumped into the path of a semi truck.
Sergeant Jason Selzer says the man was airlifted to a hospital in St. Louis. Police are investigating this as a suicide attempt.
Selzer says the southbound lanes were closed for about an hour and a half as crews cleared the scene.