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Overturned semitrailer on eastbound I-670 causes major rush hour headache

grice@kcstar.com

Traffic camera shows semitrailer crash on I-670

A tractor-trailer crash during Thursday morning's rush hour seriously injured the driver and caused eastbound Interstate 670 to be closed headed into downtown Kansas City.
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A tractor-trailer crash during Thursday morning's rush hour seriously injured the driver and caused eastbound Interstate 670 to be closed headed into downtown Kansas City.

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.

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