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One Person Killed In Fatality Accident on US-50 Highway, Lee’s Summit.
Nov. 1, 2010
By Sgt Chris Depue
Tribune photo / Fred Poese
On Monday, 11-01-2010 at approximately 06:40 am, officers responded to the area of US 50 Highway and NW Chipman Road on a reported injury accident.
Upon arrival, officers determined that two vehicles were involved. Initial reports indicate that a white van traveling in the westbound lanes of 50 Highway crossed over into the eastbound lanes and struck a vehicle traveling in the eastbound lanes. The driver of the eastbound vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the white van was transported to a local hospital with injuries.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.