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Semi crash closes portion of 169 Highway Friday morning

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Posted at 8:06 AM, Jul 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-09 12:22:53-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A crash involving a tractor-trailer closed part of 169 Highway in Kansas City, Missouri, Friday morning.

The crash happened around 7:15 a.m. near the on-ramp from 9 Highway.

A semi could be seen laying across all of the southbound lanes and part of the northbound lanes.

KCPD said the driver was injured, but the injuries are not life-threatening.

A tow truck was ordered to remove the tractor and trailer. The highway remained closed until 11:20 a.m.

It's not clear what caused the crash.