Two crashes Tuesday morning has left two dead on Chestnut Expressway near Boonville in Springfield.

Police are saying around 4 a.m. a pedestrian was hit by a white pickup truck, which fled from the scene.

Another person went to help the pedestrian in the roadway, then both were run over by a driver in a red car.

Police are looking for the pickup truck. Its described as white, with a passenger side mirror missing, and a bull guard on the front.

Drivers will see a blocked off intersection as police work that scene this morning.

The driver of the red car is on scene.