Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Update from the Belton Police Department on the crash on Northbound I-49

**Crash Alert** 

Alternate routes are advised. Northbound I-49 north of MO 58 Highway. At approximately 1:34 pm today, Belton Police Department received a call regarding a crash located on northbound I-49 north of Missouri 58 highway at about the 175.0-mile marker.

When emergency personnel arrived, they learned of multiple crashes involving six semi-trucks, an animal transport trailer, a wrecker truck, and a Ford Explorer. 

Some vehicles either slid off the roadway to avoid a collision or struck another vehicle. Several of the semi-trucks are still in the median but off the highway. These trucks will be towed after rush hour traffic at approximately 2000 hours this evening.

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