223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence MO 64050
Traffic Safety Unit
Sgt. Steve McVay
For immediate release: December 10, 2013
The Independence Police Department is investigating a traffic crash that occurred this morning, 12/10/2013, in the southbound lanes of MO-291 just south of Salisbury Road. A southbound tractor trailer struck a pedestrian who was walking south along the edge of the roadway. The 42 year-old male pedestrian was transported to a local hospital where he is being treated for serious injuries. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.
The crash remains under investigation. If you have any information regarding this crash, contact the Independence Police Department at (816)325-7294.