By Diane Krizek
Tribune Reporter

On Monday, March 5, 2018 at 11:25 pm, two drivers from Lee’s Summit traveling southbound on I-470 collided. Dung Phan, 41, rear-ended the ​vehicle​ of Carl Martin, 58, pushing ​his vehicle into the median where it overturned, ejected Martin then caught on fire. Martin had not been wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead on the scene.

​According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, ​Phan was arrested for DWI and was taken to Centerpoint Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries.