>>> In the north wreck in the 3200 block of North Cherry a female suffered serious leg and other injuries.
>>> The south wreck was at Linwood Boulevard and Montgall. Police ran down the fleeing driver of a car that struck several other parked cars. That driver then went unconscious- and was rated in critical condition by MAST paramedics enroute to a trauma center.
>>> The house fire broke out about 3am north of Smithville off Woodruff Drive and Northeast 188th Street. Heavy smoke was reported by the first arriving fire unit- but nothing else is known about this incident.
>>> Some roads- highways and freeways have icy spots on them this morning due to "sweat" freezing in temperatures in the upper 20's.
Wrecks have temporarily closed northbound I-35 near the I-29 split.
Other wrecks have been reported on I-435 north of I-35 and in Independence along I-470 & I-70 and KC-KS near I-70 & I-635.
This condition will prevail until the sun warms the pavements.
Use caution on any wet appearing pavement you encounter until after 9am.