1 dead, child injured in crash on US 69 Highway at west 95th Street in Overland Park

Crash on US 69 Highway
Posted at 8:07 PM, Mar 31, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-01 06:39:18-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person died and a child was injured in a crash on the northbound lanes on U.S. 69 Highway in Overland Park on Friday evening.

The Kansas Highway Patrol closed off access to U.S. 69 Highway coming from Interstate 435 while the crash was being worked.

At around 6:52 p.m., the driver of a 2020 Toyota Corolla struck a Ford F150 while changing lanes on U.S. 69, and spun around in front of the Ford.

As the Toyota spun, its left rear side hit a Ford Explorer and was pushed into a tractor-trailer, which was stationary between northbound U.S. 69 and the exit ramp to 95th Street, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

The driver of the Toyota died in the crash.

She was identified as 79-year-old Jackie Lacey Trager.

KHP said the child injured in the crash was a passenger in the Toyota Corolla. The condition of the child is not known at this time.