Crash slows downtown traffic on Interstate 70

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A two-car accident caused a major headache in downtown Kansas City.

It happened around 8 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 near Admiral Boulevard. I-70 is also US-71 and US-40 in that area, where the eastbound lanes are actually heading south.

Authorities report the incident started as a stalled vehicle, but a collision occurred.

Skytracker video from over the scene showed three of four lanes blocked. By just before 9 a.m., lanes were starting to move smoothely again.

There was no word if anyone was injured.

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