1 person dead in Independence bridge crash

Posted at 7:54 AM, Jan 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-16 08:54:10-05

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- One person is dead after their vehicle crashed into the end of a bridge on Truman Road early Tuesday morning. 

Police said the driver of Honda heading westbound on Truman Road went onto the shoulder near Alexander Road and hit a bridge-end around 1:40 a.m. 

Emergency crews took the driver to the hospital where they later died. 

The initial report did not include any information about the driver or any details about what may have caused the crash. 

The incident was under investigation, police said. 

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, and there were no other reported injuries.