INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – Police are investigating an accident involving a pedestrian and a semi-truck Tuesday morning. The accident happened about 5:50 a.m. near 291 Highway and Salisbury.
Police say a 42-year-old man was walking south along the side of the highway when he was struck by the semi.
A dispatcher with the Independence Police Department said the injuries are very serious. That victim has been taken to an area hospital.
No other information has been made available.