Accident at 75th and Lamar sends 6 to hospital

Prairie_Village_Police_BadgeA head on collision near the intersection of 75th Street and Lamar Avenue Tuesday afternoon sent six people to the hospital and damaged four vehicles.

Prairie Village police report that at approximately 4:40 p.m. Tuesday a vehicle traveling westbound on 75th Street struck an eastbound vehicle. The westbound vehicle was carrying five people, all of whom were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Drivers of two of the eastbound vehicles involved in the crash did not appear to sustain any injuries, while the driver of the third eastbound car was transported to the hospital for precautionary reasons.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

The accident closed the intersection Tuesday evening, where police remained on the scene for more than two hours.

On Saturday, an accident at the intersection of 79th Street and Roe Avenue sent two people to the hospital.