Kansas City police investigate fatal wreck on Blue Parkway
One person was killed and two others were injured in a head-on, two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon, according to Kansas City police.
Officers responded to crash just before 3 p.m. in the 5900 block of Blue Parkway.
The crash happened when a Chevrolet Cruze collided head-on with a Chevrolet Suburban in the eastbound lanes.
A man who was driving the car died at the scene, according to Sgt. Bill Mahoney, an accident investigation supervisor with the Kansas City Police Department.
Police said the man who died was a 24-year-old Kansas City resident. His name has not been released.
Two men in the Suburban were taken to a nearby hospital with critical injuries. They were listed in stable condition as of Monday evening, according to police.
Traffic in the immediate area was shut down for a few hours while police gathered evidence and talked to potential witnesses.
On Monday evening, police were still investigating what led up to the crash and trying to determine which vehicle had crossed the center line.