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Truck crashes into building on Troost after hitting car; 2 critical

Published: May. 10, 2022 at 5:26 AM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A pickup ended up in the side of a building on Troost Avenue after hitting a car in Kansas City early Tuesday morning.

Officers and emergency medical crews responded at 12:23 a.m. to a two-vehicle collision on Troost near 85th Street. Police said a red Chevrolet Silverado was speeding south on Troost, when it crossed over into northbound traffic. It then struck a white Nissan Altima, went down an embankment and lodged into the side of a building, the south site of Freedom Fire Ministries.

The driver and passenger of the Nissan were transported to the hospital with critical injuries, while the truck’s driver was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Kansas City Police Department.

The truck’s driver is being investigated for possible impairment, police said.