Woman killed in Northland crossover crash

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A fatal accident closed both directions of 152 Highway at Platte Purchase Road for several hours Wednesday evening.

Police said the crash occurred just before 6 p.m. in Kansas City, Mo.

According to investigators, a woman lost control of her vehicle, went through the median and into oncoming traffic. She collided head-on with a tractor trailer.

The unidentified woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The police department's accident investigation unit was sent to the scene. The highway was closed until early Thursday morning.
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During Thanksgiving weekend last year, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported 576 collisions, resulting in 140 injuries, and one death. Numbers were recorded from 6 p.m. the day before Thanksgiving to midnight on the Sunday following the holiday, a 102-hour reporting period.
 

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