7 Highway at Buckner Road closed due to accident, two transported to hospital

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — 7 Highway at Buckner Road is closed Monday morning after an accident.

Police said that three cars were involved and multiple injuries have been reported.

Police said that northbound vehicle veered over into the southbound lane and struck an SUV head on. The SUV then struck the guard rail and hit the side of a truck.

There was one person in the car and one person in the SUV. Police did not comment on the number of occupants in the truck.

Both the driver of the car and SUV have been transported to the hospital to be treated for injuries.

Investigators were still trying to determine what caused the accident.


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