Large truck overturns onto vehicle, trapping driver - KCTV5

Driver in critical condition after car crushed by semi

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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

A driver suffered life-threatening injuries when a car became trapped underneath a semi.

This occurred after 4 p.m. Monday on eastbound Interstate 470 near U.S. 71. James Garrett, spokesman for the Kansas City Fire Department, said first responders had to use special equipment to get the driver free, saying it was an especially tricky situation.

Motorists were urged to avoid this area, which was previously known as the Grandview Triangle. Traffic was backed up for miles.

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