Two critically hurt in crash at 35th and the Paseo

Two people were in critical condition following a traffic accident Monday afternoon at East 35th Street and the Paseo.

A child was in stable condition, added Bill Johnson of the Kansas City Police Department.

The crash occurred about 3 p.m. Firefighters responding to the scene requested several ambulances to take patients to hospitals, according to scanner traffic. Extrication equipment also was needed, an officer on the scene said.

Weather conditions were not a factor in the accident, Johnson said.