A two-block section of State Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas, was closed in both directions Monday morning as police investigated a two-vehicle crash that injured six adults around 4 a.m.
State Avenue, between 73rd and 75th Streets, is not expected to reopen for several hours, according to a press release from the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department released shortly before 8 a.m.
Five of the victims were in serious condition and one was in critical condition, police said. All were hospitalized on Monday.
Police said speed was seen as a contributing factor, based on the debris scattered around the area.