Watch: Black ice causing number of crashes on both sides of the state line

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rain that fell Sunday froze overnight making roads around the metro slick for drivers Monday morning. This has resulted in numerous crashes across the metro.

Fox 4’s Nick Vasos and Kerri Stowell are keeping an eye on the roads for problem spots. Scroll down for a full list of crashes.

If you must hit the roads Monday morning, please remember to drive slow and allow plenty of extra time to get from point A to point B.

Fox 4 will have live reports all morning long. Flip your TV to Fox 4 for the latest or scroll down to download the Fox 4 app if you won’t be near a TV.

Kansas City, Mo.

Just before 6 a.m. A KCMO fire scanner reported car into a ditch at southbound 169-Highway north of Englewood.

Just before 6 a.m. a driver heading north on I-35 at The Paseo spun out.

As of 6 a.m., only one to two lanes of northbound I-49 at Hickman Mills appeared to be moving.

A crash was reported at 79th and Ward Parkway around 6 a.m.

A crash was reported at 85th and Ward Parkway around 6 a.m.

Just before 6 a.m., there was a crash along northbound 71-Highway just a half of a mile south of Red Bridge.

Just before 6 a.m. there was also an injury crash along I-435 at State Line.

Just before 6 a.m. a  vehicle crashed into a light pole at 104th and Holmes.

Another crash was reported just before 6 a.m. near Minor Drive and Summit.

Johnson County, Kan. 

A crash along westbound I-435 past Quivira before I-35 has the right lane of traffic blocked as of 6 a.m.

At least two vehicles appeared to have slid off of I-35 past Lone Elm around 6 a.m.

Two other vehicles spun out along northbound I-635 past State Avenue around 6 a.m. Plus a vehicle heading south in the same area appears to have spun out.

A crash was reported at K-10 and I-435 around 6 a.m.

Just before 7 a.m. there were crashes at both northbound I-435 and N. State Line Road and along I-435 north of 95th Street.

As of 7:15 a.m. crews appeared to be working a crash along the northbound lanes of I-435 and 87th Street.

As of 7:30 a.m. traffic along eastbound I-435 past Metcalf and before Nall was down to a single lane due to a vehicle spinning out in the left lanes.

Crews had flares out at eastbound K-10 and Renner Road around 7:30 a.m. after a driver lost control.

Kansas City, Kan.

As of 6 a.m., one lane of westbound I-435 at State Line Road was blocked due to a driver spinning out.

A driver called police around 6 a.m. after sliding off the road at K-32 and the Turner Diagonal because he feared police would not find him.

Traffic along eastbound I-70 approaching 7th Street Trafficway appeared to be moving as of 7 a.m.

Around 7 a.m. along southbound K-7 near State Avenue a driver went over an embankment and down into a ditch.

There is police activity around 7:30 a.m. at the northbound I-635 ramp to eastbound I-70.


Some schools around the metro have chosen to delay their start due to the icy conditions. Click here for a full list of school closures.

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