A crash at 88th Terrace and Ward Parkway has left one dead, according to Kansas City police.
At about 5:25 p.m. police dispatchers notified personnel of an accident at 88th Terrace and Ward Parkway. Upon arrival, police reported a car "engulfed in flames" with the sole occupant of the vehicle deceased.
The major Kansas City roadway was shut down shortly after.
The car, a silver Nissan, was "traveling at a high rate of speed," according to Sgt. Bill Mahoney with the KCPD. Bystanders tried to pull the driver out of the car, but it was too hot. Mahoney says a Jeep Grand Cherokee was also involved in the crash.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.