One person transported to hospital after crash along 23rd Street near I-435

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — First responders were on the scene of a crash involving serious injuries early Monday morning.

The crash occurred near the exit ramp from I-435 to 23rd Street around 6:10 a.m.

According to Sergeant Bill Mahoney, a white Ford pickup truck headed west on 23rd Street struck the side of a blue Chevy heading south on West Front Street .

The driver the Chevy is in critical condition.

Officers on the scene gave the driver of the pickup truck a ride to work.

Witnesses told police the driver of the Chevy ran the light, but police have not yet released the official cause.