KANSAS CITY, MO – A collision in Kansas City involving a car and a truck sent two people to the hospital Monday evening, KSHB reports.
Police said a Mini Cooper and a tractor-trailer were both headed north on U.S. 71 Highway when the crash occurred at about 7:15 p.m.
According to investigators, the Mini Cooper struck the back of the tractor-trailer in the area of 29th Street, causing the car to veer off the highway where it ended up against a center median barrier.
The driver and a passenger in the Mini Cooper were critically injured and transported to an area hospital. No one in the tractor-trailer was injured.
The northbound lanes of U.S. 71 Highway were shut down for about an hour and a half while the scene was being cleared.
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