Wagswoofs – According to a police spokesman, an impaired driver may have been involved in a crash in Kansas City’s Northland that left three people injured, one critically.
The Kansas City Police Department’s Captain Corey Carlisle reported that the crash took place on Thursday evening, around 8:30 p.m. The incident occurred on Northwest Prairie View Road, near North Bethel Avenue, located north of the Kansas City International Airport.
According to Carlisle, an initial investigation indicated that a red Chevrolet Trailblazer, traveling east on Northwest Prairie View Road, veered across the centerline and collided with a black Toyota Prius heading west.
The driver of the Trailblazer, who was not wearing a seat belt, sustained critical injuries in the accident. They were promptly transported to a hospital and are currently in critical condition, as confirmed by Carlisle.
The driver of the Prius, along with a child passenger, were also transported to a hospital to receive treatment for their non-life-threatening injuries. Fortunately, both individuals were reported to be in stable condition. It is worth noting that they were properly restrained at the time of the accident.
The investigation is currently ongoing and includes the examination of suspected impairment.