KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person is in critical condition after a Monday morning traffic crash in Independence.
The crash happened about 12:50 a.m. at east 23rd Street and Sterling Avenue.
The victim was in a 1997 Dodge Dakota pickup truck when the truck struck the concrete base of a traffic light in the center median of the road, police said.
No other vehicles were involved and police are investigating the cause of the crash.