(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Five people suffered minor injuries after a crash sparked a series of collisions on the Belt Highway Thursday afternoon.
The four-car chain-reaction crash happened in the southbound lanes of the Belt Highway around 2:45 p.m.
Police said the crash happened when a driver was following too close and rear-ended the vehicle ahead of them. The collision caused a chain-reaction with three other vehicles rear-ending each other.
Police said everyone was treated at the scene.
Traffic in the area of 1700 S. Belt Highway was slowed down while police worked to clear the wreck.