Mother, daughter fatally struck after leaving St. Louis Drake concert

Thursday, February 15, 2024
Mother, daughter killed leaving Drake concert in St. Louis
Multi-vehicle crash near where a Drake concert was letting out kills a mother and daughter in St. Louis.

ST LOUIS -- A mother and daughter from Chicago were struck by a car and killed while leaving a Drake concert in St. Louis, Missouri, Wednesday.

St. Louis police said the mother and daughter were walking back from the Enterprise Center where Drake performed around 12:30 a.m. when the driver of a of a Jeep Cherokee ran a red light while also speeding, KMOV reported.

The Jeep sideswiped another car, causing it to spin and strike the two pedestrians crossing the street, police said.

The mother, in her 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene and her daughter, in her 20s, died after being taken to the hospital. Their identities have not been released.

Several passengers from the other cars hit were taken to the hospital in stable condition.

The driver of the Jeep was also hospitalized.