Update: Kansas City police say that the driver involved in the crash has died from their injuries.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — According to MoDot, northbound US 71/I-49 Highway near Blue Ridge Blvd. has been shut down.

Police activity is cited as the reason for the highway closure and they have asked people to seek alternate routes.

The reason for the road closure was a vehicle crash with critical injuries.

FOX4 will keep you updated as more details come along.

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