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1 person critically injured in early Monday morning crash in Independence

Posted at 6:35 PM, Jul 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-25 19:35:45-04

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.