Wheel comes loose, crosses interstate, causes accident

A large truck wheel came from the northbound lanes into the southbound lanes of I-435 near the Missouri River in Wyandotte County, causing an accident Sunday evening.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report, the wheel came loose about 6 p.m. and crossed the lanes, and then hit a Toyota van and a Ford car.

The driver of the Toyota van, a 20-year-old woman from Fulton, Kan., had a possible injury and was taken to a hospital in Kansas City, Kan.

The driver of the 2014 Ford car, a 37-year-old man from St. Peters, Mo., was not injured, according to the report.

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