Kansas City metro real life confronts travelers today.
Here are the basics from the report . . .
"Missouri State Highway Patrol said via Twitter that lanes on the highway about a mile west of Grain Valley are completely blocked. Troopers are on scene of a vehicle fire on I-70 (eastbound) approximately one mile west of Grain Valley. Lanes completely blocked & traffic is being diverted.Preliminary investigation indicates a loaded horse trailer caught fire & at least 4 horses are confirmed deceased."
Thankfully, no humans were harmed during the incident.
Normally, we skip fire & traffic news but this tragic, traffic blocking incident deserves attention.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news links . . .
GRAIN VALLEY, MO (KCTV) --- At least four horses were killed after a loaded horse trailer caught fire in a crash. The crash happened in the area of Interstate 70 eastbound a just west of Grain Valley, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol. It's recommended to avoid the area.
SOURCE: KMBC A horse trailer caught fire on eastbound Interstate 70 just west of Grain Valley Friday afternoon, snarling traffic.The Missouri State Highway Patrol said eastbound lanes were blocked for a period of time. Some traffic is getting by the scene.Troopers said the horse trailer was loaded when it caught fire.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Eastbound Interstate 70 is backed up after a crash involving a tractor trailer. Following the crash, the trailer caught on fire and four horses died. No humans have been reported injured. Missouri State Highway Patrol said via Twitter that lanes on the highway about a mile west of Grain Valley are completely blocked.
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