Oct 20, 2020 2:04 PM

3-vehicle crash near Kansas City, Kansas, closes I-435

Posted Oct 20, 2020 2:04 PM
Scene of Tuesday morning's crash -photo courtesy KCTV
Scene of Tuesday morning's crash -photo courtesy KCTV

LENEXA, Kan. (AP) — A three-vehicle crash on Interstate 435 in suburban Kansas City, Kansas, has seriously injured one person and shut down parts of the area's thoroughfare. Officials say the crash happened around 4 a.m. Tuesday, leading authorities to shut down the southbound lanes of I-435 in Lenexa.

The Kansas Highway Patrol had initially reported that a person died in the crash, but later said the person was critically injured. The patrol says the crash involved two semi-trucks and a passenger vehicle. No other details of the crash — including the name of the person injured— were immediately available. Officials say southbound I-435 traffic is being detoured at 87th Street.

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LENEXA, Kan. (AP) — A three-vehicle crash on Interstate 435 in suburban Kansas City, Kansas, critically injured one person and shut down parts of the area's thoroughfare. Officials say the crash happened around 4 a.m. Tuesday, leading authorities to shut down the southbound lanes of I-435 in Lenexa.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says two semi-trucks and a passenger vehicle were involved in the crash. No other details of the crash — including the name of those involved — were immediately available. Officials say southbound I-435 traffic is being detoured at 87th Street.