Deadly multi-car crash shuts down eastbound I-70 in KCK
Published: Feb. 1, 2023 at 5:24 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 1, 2023 at 7:20 AM CST
KANSAS CITY, Ks. (KCTV) - Crews early Wednesday morning battled a grass fire at the site of a deadly multi-car wreck that shut down eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 in KCK early Wednesday morning.
Kansas City, KS, police and fire crews responded around 5 a.m. to eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 just west of I-635 in response to the crash. Police said there are multiple “very serious” injuries. They later confirmed that one person had died.
There is no timetable yet on when the scene might clear or when the interstate may open back up. Traffic is being directed onto the 57th Street exit.
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