Several-vehicle crash that caused significant backup on WB I-70 at Paseo cleared

The crash brought Interstate 70 to a standstill during rush hour Monday.
Major crash blocks westbound I-70 in Kansas City.
Major crash blocks westbound I-70 in Kansas City.(KC SCOUT)
Published: Mar. 28, 2022 at 8:56 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 28, 2022 at 10:44 AM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A major crash involving at least six vehicles brought westbound I-70 to a standstill near The Paseo during rush hour Monday morning in Kansas City.

Emergency crews responded at 8:40 a.m. to the wreck, which initially closed all westbound lanes. Crews were able to re-open one lane to allow some of the traffic through around 8:50 a.m.

The crash caused a massive backup for about an hour and a half Monday morning.

The Kansas City Police Department said no injuries have been reported.