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Crash closes portion of U.S. 40 Highway in Independence

Posted at 6:47 PM, Dec 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-22 21:21:36-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A portion of eastbound U.S. 40 Highway in Independence was closed Sunday due to a crash.

Independence police said were on the scene of a crash in the 10700 block of East 40 Highway around 6:20 p.m. Both eastbound lanes between East 39th Street and Hardy Avenue were closed. One lane of westbound 40 Highway also closed.

All lanes were re-opened by 7:50 p.m.

Independence police said "some individuals" were taken to area hospitals, but no injuries sustained were serious.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.