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Pregnant woman struck, seriously injured while crossing street in KCMO

Posted at 1:53 PM, Apr 14, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-15 09:54:50-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A pregnant woman was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street Saturday afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri.

Around 4:30 p.m., police were called to the intersection of Independence Avenue and Garfield.

The woman had just exited a KCATA bus and was crossing from the south side of Independence Avenue to the north side.

She was mid-block, just west of Garfield, when she was struck by a silver Ford Focus traveling westbound on Independence.

The woman was transported to an area hospital. Police said she sustained serious injuries.

The driver of the Ford was not injured.