Driver going wrong way on 71 Highway causes fatal crash, closes two lanes

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Northbound 71 Highway closed at 22nd Street Monday morning because of a fatal two-car crash. The accident happened around 5 a.m.
Kansas City Police said it appears the crash was the result of a driver going the wrong way on 71 Highway.

The two closed lanes were expected to be reopened at approximately 9:00 a.m.

Turn to the Fox 4 Morning Show and our livestream— for continuing coverage of this fatality crash and the associated traffic issues.


Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.