Police Department

Fatal Crash Little Blue and RD Mize

News Release

For immediate release:  July 1, 2018

Independence Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred at Little Blue Parkway and RD Mize Road at approximately 114 PM on today’s date.  A northbound Ford Escape made a left turn and was struck by a southbound GMC Sierra.  The driver and rear passenger in the Escape were transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.  The front passenger in the Escape was killed upon impact. The driver of the Sierra was treated and released at the scene.  The identity of the deceased will be released after family members have been notified.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.