Police Department

Crash at Lexington and Cedar

For immediate release: December 27, 2016

Crash at Lexington and Cedar

Independence Police are investigating a crash that occurred at about 2:48 PM on December 27th on westbound Lexington near Cedar. A westbound vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed left the roadway and struck a tree. The adult driver sustained moderate injuries. The juvenile passenger sustained life-threatening injuries. Both were transported to local hospitals for treatment.

The cause of the collision is under investigation.