Man charged with drunken driving in deadly Kansas City crash - KCTV5

Man charged with drunken driving in deadly Kansas City crash

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One person has died following a nine-vehicle wreck at Interstate 435 and Gregory Boulevard. (KCTV5) One person has died following a nine-vehicle wreck at Interstate 435 and Gregory Boulevard. (KCTV5)
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

One person has died following a nine-vehicle wreck at Interstate 435 and Gregory Boulevard. 

The crash happened about 10 p.m. Wednesday.

On Thursday evening, the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office filed charges against Terry J. Jones, 34. Jones has been charged with a DWI in connection to the fatal crash. 

Hawa A. Mohamud died as a result of the crash. 

Police said a maroon Dodge 2500 was traveling north on I-435 at a high rate of speed. The Dodge left the roadway to the left and went through the barrier cables striking southbound vehicles.

An officer on scene detected odor of an alcoholic beverage, according to court records. The defendant refused to submit to a blood test, but a search warrant was obtained the blood was taken for analysis. 

The last vehicle struck was a grey Honda Accord, which the Dodge landed on top of after hitting the front of the Honda.

The driver of the Honda was pronounced dead at the scene.

The following vehicles were involved in the collision, however, police are still attempting to identify the sequence of events: a tan Nissan Altima, a black Dodge Challenger, a grey Oldsmobile Alero, a black Toyota Solara, a white Pontiac G6, a red Honda Pilot, and a tan Mercury Sable.

The drivers of the Oldsmobile and the Mercury were taken to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

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