Deadly rollover crash reported at I-435 and Gregory
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The northbound lanes of Interstate 435 were closed at Gregory following a deadly crash on Saturday morning.
At 9:30 a.m., Kansas City police say investigators responded to a rollover crash involving a black Chevrolet Trailblazer where the driver was traveling northbound and attempted to change lanes, but another vehicle was in their blind spot.
The driver swerved to the left and lost control of his vehicle, initially going off of the highway, swerving back across two lanes of traffic, and then going off of the highway again. The SUV flipped multiple times, emergency responders declared the driver dead at the scene.
NB 435 closed between Gregory and 63rd; fatal wreck. Investigators still cleaning up debris. We pulled up as the stretcher was being wheeled out. A family lost someone today. Don’t complain about the @KCPD traffic re-route. @fox4kc pic.twitter.com/6MJ6gs4XPz
— Rebecca Gannon (@GannonReports) August 11, 2018
Police haven’t identified the driver yet.