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Pickup crashes into car, building near 85th, Troost

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Posted at 3:01 AM, May 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-10 07:42:39-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating how a pickup crashed into a building near East 85th Street and Troost Avenue overnight.

Police were called to the area at about 1 a.m. Tuesday.

According to police, a white Nissan Altima was headed north on Troost Avenue when it was struck head-on by a red Chevy Silverado traveling south at high speeds in the northbound lane.

After the collision, the Chevy went down an embankment and into a building.

The building belongs to Freedom Fire Ministries.

KCPD said the driver and passenger of the Nissan were taken to the hospital with critical injuries.

The driver of the Chevy had non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are investigating impairment as a factor in the crash.