Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Northbound I-635, Metropolitian Avenue ramp closed after police chase

From the Kansas Department of Transportation:
As of 3:30 p.m. TODAY, Wednesday, July 16, northbound I-635 to Metropolitan Avenue ramp CLOSED to all traffic for traffic investigation mapping work by the Kansas Highway Patrol in Wyandotte County. Estimated reopening: 2 hours.

We will let you know when the ramp is reopened to all traffic.

More information, 4:21 p.m.: KMBC Channel 9 news is reporting that a police chase was responsible for the closure of this ramp. 

One person was taken to the hospital aftera  stolen vehicle crashed into a second vehicle in the area.

The stolen vehicle was pursued by a Wyandotte County Sheriff's deputy.