Car crashes into tree along Ward Parkway, leaves woman seriously injured

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A woman was seriously injured Tuesday morning when her car crashed into a tree along Ward Parkway Tuesday morning.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A woman was seriously injured Tuesday morning when her car crashed into a tree along Ward Parkway in Kansas City, Mo.

The crash happened around 2:30 a.m., near the intersection of Ward and 64th Street.

The severity of the woman’s injuries or what caused her to crash was not immediately available.

Police did say in their report that she was traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control just prior to going off of the roadway.

Police closed a stretch of Ward Parkway from Meyer Circle to 64th while they investigated.

The driver was the only person in the vehicle and was wearing her seatbelt.