Metro-East News

Pair of crashes keep rescue crews busy in bitter cold

Rescue workers had to brave bitterly cold temperatures overnight to rescue victims of a pair of car accidents.

According to police and fire department reports, both crashes happened Sunday night just before midnight. First responders had to deal with 9 degree temperatures at the time of the crashes.

One involved a vehicle rollover on Interstate 55-70 in State Park. The other was a crash in the Millstadt area.

Few details about the causes of the crashes or the conditions of the victims were immediately available Monday morning.