Three-vehicle crash injures 4 on I-70 in Independence - KCTV5

Three-vehicle crash injures 4 on I-70 in Independence

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A three-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 in Independence injured four people Monday afternoon.

The crash happened about 1:30 p.m. on I-70 between the U.S. 291 and Little Blue Parkway exits.

The Independence Police Department said the crash occurred during heavy rain when a delivery truck struck the rear of an SUV that was slowing down due to heavy traffic. The SUV was shoved into the back of another truck.

The occupants of the SUV were rushed to an area hospital with serious injuries. The drivers of both trucks were also injured and transported to the hospital but are expected to make a full recovery.

The investigation continues, Independence police said.

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