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Overland Park police respond to fatal crash on I-435 EB near Metcalf Avenue

I-435 EB crash at Metcalf Avenue
Posted at 7:30 AM, Feb 21, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City, Missouri, man died in a multi-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on Interstate 435 near Metcalf Avenue.

Shortly before 6:50 a.m., Overland Park police officers responded to the scene of a crash involving two vehicles in the 7200 block of I-435.

Police said one of the vehicles involved left the interstate and rolled several times.

The driver, identified as 60-year-old James A. Johnson, was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle, per OPPD.

Johnson was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries, which he later succumbed to.

No other injuries were reported in the collision. Investigation into the crash is ongoing.

Overland Park police are asking for the public to assist with the investigation. Anyone with video of the crash or the vehicles involved is asked to contact the OPPD Traffic Safety Section at 913-327-6731.