One dead, 2 injured after I-435 crash north of Gregory Boulevard stems from pursuit

Published: Sep. 16, 2022 at 2:54 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 16, 2022 at 3:35 PM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) --- One person has died and two others were injured following a wreck that happened in the area of southbound Interstate 435 just north of Gregory Boulevard in Kansas City.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a trooper had spotted a vehicle with a situation regarding its registration just after 2 p.m. and thought it might be stolen.

The driver continued southbound on I-435, driving in the left lane. The vehicle tried to maneuver across three lanes of traffic and caused it to roll over.

During the vehicle rollover, the car struck two others: a pickup truck and a semi. The fatality and injuries involved were from the suspect car, the highway patrol stated.

Speeds during the pursuit reached more than 95 miles per hour, Sgt. Andy Bell with the highway patrol said.

I-435 southbound traffic at Gregory Boulevard remained shut down, and no estimated time of reopening was given.

The Kansas City Police Department will investigate the crash.