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Kansas City, Missouri, police respond to critical-injury crash at I-435, US 40

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Posted at 7:47 AM, Oct 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-25 12:13:40-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department responded to a critical-injury crash Tuesday morning in Kansas City, Missouri.

Police responded to the crash around 7 a.m. at Interstate 435 Westbound and U.S. 40.

The driver of a white Chevrolet Tahoe was moving westbound U.S. 40 at high speeds, according to KCPD.

The vehicle did not complete a turn, and the vehicle began to slide, crashing into a Missouri Department of Transportation light pole.

The vehicle then moved into a grassy median and rolled over, police say.

The driver of the Tahoe was transported to an area hospital with critical injuries and is in stable condition.

U.S. 40 Highway was temporarily closed past Ewing Avenue, before reopening before 8:40 a.m.

KCPD is investigating the crash.

This story will be updated as additional information is available.