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One dies, others injured in chain-reaction crash in south Kansas City

Updated: 2014-01-15T13:28:02Z

One person was killed and as many as three others were injured during a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 435 in southern Kansas City overnight.

The pileup occurred about midnight Tuesday along southbound I-435 near Bannister Road.

Witnesses told police that a driver who was speeding and weaving in an out of traffic caused the crash, according to media reports.

All lanes of southbound I-435 were closed for nearly three hours while authorities investigated.

The crash was cleared about 3:15 a.m.

Robert A. Cronkleton, bcronkleton@kcstar.com

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