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Driver in life-threatening condition after 1-vehicle crash on ramp from I-70 to Blue Ridge Cutoff

Posted at 5:30 AM, Feb 05, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A driver is in life-threatening condition after a single-vehicle crash overnight in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department says the collision took place on the ramp from northbound Blue Ridge Cutoff to eastbound Interstate 70.

Around 3:20 a.m. Monday, the driver of a blue Ford Fusion exited Blue Ridge Cutoff onto the ramp at a high speed, per KCPD.

The driver lost control and went over the concrete island on the top of the ramp into a rail guard.

The driver was transported to an area hospital in life-threatening condition.

KCPD is investigating whether impairment was a factor in the crash.