UPDATE: 1 killed in Belt Highway crash

Police said speed was a factor in the crash.

Posted: Aug. 3, 2018 3:31 PM
Updated: Aug. 3, 2018 4:19 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) One person was killed in a crash on the Belt Highway Friday.

The accident happened on South Belt Highway near 36 Highway around 11:00 a.m.

Two vehicles were involved.

St. Joseph police said a car exiting off Highway 36 was turning north on the Belt when it was hit by another vehicle.

A 29-year-old woman died from her injuries she suffered in the accident. Her 8-year-old passenger was taken by life flight to Children's Mercy Hospital with very serious injuries.

The 23-year-old man in the striking vehicle suffered serious injuries.

Police said speed was a factor in the crash.

Names of the victims have not been released.

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