Local

Woman hit by truck that was treating parking lot for ice at Raytown school

Are you a safe driver? Here are three tips on how to avoid a traffic accident

Driving is second nature to many of us, but dangers still exist on the roadways. Kyle McNew of the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service provides three simple tips for driving safely and avoiding traffic accidents.
Up Next
Driving is second nature to many of us, but dangers still exist on the roadways. Kyle McNew of the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service provides three simple tips for driving safely and avoiding traffic accidents.

A 69-year-old woman was severely injured early Wednesday when she was hit by a truck that was treating a school parking lot for ice.

Police responded to the New Trails Early Learning Center, 6325 Hunter Ave. at 6:18 a.m. when the crash was reported.

The woman was walking through the school parking lot when she was hit by the truck. She was in and out of consciousness after officers arrived, according to Raytown police.

The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with police. The victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has been asked to investigate the crash.

Glenn E. Rice covers crime, courts and breaking news for The Kansas City Star, where he’s worked since 1988. Rice is a Kansas City native and a graduate of the University of Central Missouri.


  Comments