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Possible 'hill jumping' crash leaves 3 teens injured, 1 critically

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Posted at 8:03 AM, Jul 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-25 15:44:48-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police said possible "hill jumping" led to critical injuries in a crash early Sunday morning.

Officers were called to a single vehicle crash just after 1:30 a.m.

A white Toyota Corolla was traveling north on James A. Reed Road at a high rate of speed.

Statements indicate the driver and occupants of the vehicle were "hill jumping."

The driver lost control on a large hill, went off the roadway to the left and overturned.

A 15-year-old passenger who was not wearing her seat belt was ejected and suffered critical injuries.

The 16-year-old driver suffered non-life threatening injuries.

A 19-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries and refused medical treatment at the scene.