Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash shuts down I-49 in Grandview for several hours

GRANDVIEW, Mo. — A motorcycle rider has been critically injured Thursday after a crash on Interstate 49 in Grandview.

The crash happened at about 3:30 p.m. on southbound I-49 near 140th Street. Traffic was backed up all the way to the Grandview Triangle for several hours.

Police said a motorcycle rear-ended an SUV, and the motorcyclist was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

The Grandview Specialized Enforcement Unit is conducting a crash reconstruction of the incident to determine exactly what happened.


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