Driver killed after head-on crash in Independence - KCTV5

Driver killed after head-on crash in Independence

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The driver of the Focus, a 27-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. (KCTV5) The driver of the Focus, a 27-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. (KCTV5)
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -

A head-on crash took the life of a driver late Sunday evening.

Police say the accident happened about 11 p.m. on Missouri Highway 78 at Powell Road.

Investigators say a 2014 Ford Focus that was traveling east on MO-78, crossed the center line and struck a westbound 2006 Dodge Caravan head-on.

The driver of the Focus, Nicholas Robinson, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver and occupants of the Caravan were transported to area hospitals with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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