By Diane Krizek
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.