Kansas City, MO - DOT Worked Injured in Work Zone Accident on I-470 at Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO (May 25, 2021) - A MoDOT worker suffered serious injuries after a crash occurred in a work zone in Kansas City on Tuesday morning, May 25.
Per reports from the Kansas City Police Department, the collision involved a buffer truck and happened on westbound Interstate 470 near Blue Ridge Boulevard. MoDOT representatives did not release details about the worker's current condition but did issue a statement asking motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zones.
The investigation into the events leading up to the wreck is still ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family. We hope for the victim's full recovery.
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