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1 killed, 3 injured in Platte County crash

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Posted at 5:36 AM, Jan 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-12 06:36:16-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was killed and several people were seriously injured in a crash Monday evening in Platte County.

According to the sheriff's office, the fatal crash happened on 45 Highway near Farley Hampton Road around 7 p.m.

Investigators believe a 2021 Ford F750 that was headed south on the highway crossed into the northbound lane where it collided with a 2005 Acura Sedan.

The 29-year-old driver of the Acura was killed in the collision. The sheriff's office said he was from Leavenworth. A 35-year-old woman and 9-year-old boy who were passengers were taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Ford was also taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.