Kansas City, MO (February 9, 2024) – An 8-year-old girl who sustained severe injuries in a motor vehicle accident earlier this week has died from her injuries on February 8. The incident was reported to law enforcement on Monday, February 5.
Police reports indicate that a motor vehicle accident occurred on East 23rd Street Trafficway in the area near Stark Avenue. The incident prompted the response of multiple law enforcement officers. Authorities confirmed that a large pothole on the road caused a vehicle to overcorrect and crash into a second vehicle on the roadway.
Three people were injured as a result of the accident. The victims, including an 8-year-old girl, were all transported to area hospitals for emergency treatment. The young girl ended up passing away as a result of the injuries that she suffered. Investigations into the incident are underway.
We hope the injured victims recover quickly following this accident.
Our condolences go out to the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Car Accidents in Missouri
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