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Sunday, December 05, 2010

CSW BREAKING: 1-Vehicle Fatality Crash Closes Northbound I-435 at Eastwood Tafficway in KC-MO

At 12:43 a.m.- Kansas City MO's emergency services- police- fire and EMS- responded to a reported 1-vehicle crash on northbound I-435 on the slope between Eastwood Trafficway and Raytown Road - the Truman Sports Complex exit.

Police arrived at 12:50 a.m. and said the car was on-fire- one confirmed fatality.

Extrication was performed on a critically-injured passenger in a vehicle which had struck another. 

The dead driver- identified by police as 35-year-old Jeff Gregory of Independence- was ejected from the vehicle.

No one in the vehicle struck was hurt.

I-435 northbound was closed for almost 3 hours while officers from the KC-MO PD traffic unit investigated the crash.

At least 4 people have died during the midnight hour this weekend- two from a shooting incident and 2 fatal crashes.

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