(Update): According to the Missouri state Highway Patrol a northbound driver, 17-year-old Edgar Hernandez of Kansas City crossed the median and became airborne then drove onto the southbound lanes before striking a southbound vehicle head-on. the driver in the southbound pick-up was unhurt. Hernandez suffered serious injuries and was transported to Cameron Regional Medical Center before being air lifted to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City.
Mo. State Highway Patrol E-Report.
A vehicle collision on I-35 just after 7 a.m. Wednesday has reduced the southbound side to one lane. A KMZU listener initially reported the crash on Highway 69. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported it was actually I-35 just north of the Hwy. 69 exchange.
No initial reports on injuries, but crews were still on scene as of 8:45 a.m.