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KCPD: 4 injured in 7-vehicle crash

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Posted at 9:41 PM, Feb 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-06 22:41:13-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At least four people were injured -- one critically -- in a seven-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri.

Police said a blue Chrysler was seen in the area of East 59th Street and Troost Avenue driving northbound in a southbound lane of Troost, reaching speeds “in excess of 100 mph.”

The Chrysler continued in the southbound lane until it struck a silver Toyota 4Runner at Volker Boulevard, then a silver Saturn Vue, a black Chevy Malibu, a silver Dodge Charger, a brown Ford F-150 and a silver Chevy Malibu, police said.

The driver of the Chrysler suffered critical injuries and was transported to an area hospital. A mother and her two children, ages 12 and 15, suffered non-life threatening injuries when the woman’s Saturn Vue was struck.

Police are investigating the driver of the Chrysler for impairment.

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