Two-vehicle crash involving serious injuries closes westbound 152 Highway in Northland

A two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon has closed the westbound lanes of 152 Highway in the Northland.

PLATTE COUNTY, Mo. — A two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon has closed the westbound lanes of 152 Highway in the Northland.

The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. Friday and closed the highway at Hampton Road where traffic is being diverted.

A spokesman for the Missouri State Highway Patrol said an eastbound vehicle crossed the median and struck a westbound vehicle head on. Both drivers are in serious condition.

Officials are alerting drivers to avoid the area or be prepared to stop. As of about 5:40 p.m., officials said they expect westbound lanes to be reopened shortly.