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

01/15/2014 7:26 AM

01/15/2014 7:28 AM

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.

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