1 killed, 2 injured after stolen jeep driver blows through stop sign in Kansas City

Picture of totaled car at 23rd and Lister

Picture of totaled car at 23rd and Lister.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A person is dead, and two people, including a baby, are injured after the driver of a stolen jeep caused a multi-vehicle crash by blowing through a stop sign on August 10.

Officers responded at 7:22 p.m. to 23rd and Lister Avenue, according to a statement from the Kansas City Police Department. Investigation revealed that a green jeep, stolen from Overland Park, caused the accident when it ran a stop sign.

The jeep was traveling southbound on Lister, driving into the intersection of 23rd Street and striking an eastbound Chevrolet Impala. The Impala then struck a GMC Acadia, and the Jeep struck two parked cars on Lister.

The passenger of the Impala was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was last listed in critical condition. A third passenger, a baby, was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the stolen Jeep fled the scene after the crash. A passenger in the Jeep was taken into custody for questioning.

Occupants of the GMC Acadia suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Police did not released any identities. An investigation is ongoing.




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