The driver of semitrailer was seriously injured during Thursday morning’s rush hour following a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 670 and Central Avenue.
Officers responded to the incident just before 8 a.m. Details of the crash were being investigated. Eastbound traffic along I-670 between the Kansas and Missouri borders has been shut down.
Eastbound traffic was being forced off I-670 at Genessee Street. The crash was causing traffic to back up into Kansas City, Kan. Traffic along eastbound I-670 was at a standstill right after its split with eastbound I-70 in Kansas City, Kan.
The left lane of westbound I-670 was also closed while emergency crews worked the crash scene.