The South Roxana, Illinois man who admitted to hitting and killing a motorcyclist two years ago, will head to prison.
Lloyd Denny told prosecutors he was talking on his phone and taking prescription medications when he rear ended the motorcycle and killed Bradley Umphlett in Alton. KSDK reports that just days before his sentencing, Denny's bond was revoked for possession of heroin.
Denny will spend three years behind bars.
Three children are in the hospital after a car accident in north St. Louis Wednesday morning.
Police say two vehicles collided at the intersection of Goodfellow and Wells. One of the cars flipped over and two people were trapped inside.
Everyone was freed from the overturned car and the kids, along with two adults, were taken to the hospital. Their conditions are not known at this time.
St. Louis police say a car struck a Laclede Gas service pipe. There was initial concern about a possible gas leak. Half a dozen nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution.
Laclede Gas crews determined that there was no gas leak, so the residents were allowed back home.
There's no word what led to the crash.