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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

CSW BREAKING: Six EMS Units Sent to I-435 Crash in South Kansas City MO


The wreck is westbound I-435 west of (I-49) Grandview Road- on top of the big hill into the Big Blue River valley.



Radio reports say it's a "rollover" crash "with multiple patients-" obvious by the six EMS units sent to the scene.


The crash occurred around 5:45 pm late Wednesday afternoon.


As of 6;07 pm- there are "6" children injured- ranging up to age 14.


One of the children reportedly has critical injuries- but the others are said to have minor injuries.


All were being transported to Children's Mercy Hospital.


A "23-year-old female" who EMS believes "was ejected" during the crash was taken to Overland Park regional Medical Center.


Her condition was serious to critical.


Two others with non life-threatening injuries were taken to Truman Med Center near downtown.


Westbound I-435 was down to one lane at the crash scene until around 7 pm when a second lane was opened.


By 7:45 pm- three of the 5 westbound lanes were open- with all lanes expected to open by 8:15 pm..

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