Officials in Grain Valley report that an accident this afternoon has closed part of McQuerry Road. According to a press release,{(received at 2:45)} a vehicle was traveling on westbound 70 when it left the roadway and traveled down an embankment. The car struck a light pole and then hit a gas line.

East McQuerry Road is closed while crews wait for arrival of Power and Light and the gas company. No injuries are reported.