Fatal accident closes all lanes of WB I-70 at Blue Ridge Cutoff

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A fatality accident involving multiple vehicles has forced emergency crews to shut down all lanes of westbound Interstate 70 before Blue Ridge Cutoff on Wednesday night.

FOX 4 is working to gather more details about the accident and will provide updates as they are available.

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3 comments

  • Scott

    I am standing at the IHOP restaurant at the corner of I70 and Sterling Ave. the accident is so bad that police have been making all the drivers turn their vehicles around on the west bound side and head eastward to the nearest entrance ramp to exit the highway.

  • Danny Perea

    I was about 100 yards away from the accident stuck in traffic. Apparently it was a roll over accident and a vehicle driving I-70 EB hit the median and rolled into oncoming traffic on I-70 WB. After waiting 1hr & 30min I noticed cars driving back towards the nearest ramp to get off the highway.