KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two people have died after a crash near Bannister and I-435 on Saturday afternoon.
A grey Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling westbound on Bannister Road, possibly racing a purple Dodge at a very high rate of speed.
The Jeep ran several red lights, including a light at the southbound ramp exit from I-435 , where it struck a silver Honda Accord.
After hitting the Honda, the Jeep lost control and flipped over several times.
The driver of the Honda had minor injuries and was wearing a seatbelt.
The driver of the Jeep was ejected from the vehicle. He received minor injuries. The front-seat passenger and a two-year-old were pronounced dead at the scene.
The incident is under investigation, including whether the driver was impaired.