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MoDOT worker taken to hospital following crash on I-470

modot 1-470 crash friday july 30, 2021
Posted at 10:19 AM, Jul 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-30 11:19:46-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri Department of Transportation worker was taken to the hospital Friday morning following a crash on Interstate 470.

MoDOT Kansas City said a crew’s truck was hit by a driver entering the highway on an on-ramp.

MoDOT officials were told the driver was trying to pass the crews on the ramp while “driving hurriedly.”

The transportation agency issued a reminder for drivers to drive respectfully and responsibly.

There was no immediate word on the MoDOT worker’s condition.