Head-on wreck kills one on Parallel Parkway in KCK

An elderly woman was killed in a head-on collision involving five vehicles in Kansas City, Kan.

Police said one vehicle was traveling east on Parallel Parkway in the westbound lane about 3:45 p.m. when it collided with four other vehicles near 91st Street. Two other people were transported to hospitals with minor injuries.

Parallel Parkway was closed in both directions between 91st and 94th streets while police and firefighters worked the scene.

The initial report to police indicated that the vehicle going the wrong way was traveling at a high rate of speed.