KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police are investigating after a driver involved in a two-vehicle injury crash ran from the scene.
The crash was reported just before 11:30 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Truman Road and Hardesty Avenue.
The driver of a red spray-painted Dodge pickup was speeding east on Truman Road and failed to stop for a red light, striking a grey Nissan Maxima traveling south on Hardesty. The Nissan was pushed off the roadway and over a pedestrian traffic control pole, shearing it off at the base, according to police.
KCPD said the driver of the Dodge ran away from the crash scene in a southeast direction.
The driver of the Nissan was taken to an area hospital with critical injuries and is stable.
Anyone with information that can help police can call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-8477.
This is the second injury crash to happen at the intersection of Truman Road and Hardesty Avenue this month.