Kansas City I-670 Truck Crash Sparks Explosion, Flames & Shutdown

Midday tragedy his a well-traveled road near downtown Kansas City.

Here are the basics . . .

"The Missouri Department of Transportation tweeted that "crews are working to close I-670 at I-70 on the Kansas side and will route all traffic to I-70," creating a traffic backup in the area."

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Semi fire closes both directions of I-670 near downtown Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - UPDATE, 12:50 p.m. | MoDOT says crews are closing both directions of the interstate. EARLIER | An apparent fire involving a semi tractor-trailer shut down a portion of Interstate 670 early Monday afternoon.