one-car crash on Interstate 29 in northern Platte County resulted in a Kansas City woman being taken by Life Flight to KU Medical Center Friday afternoon, Sept. 24.
Brittany Herrera, 32, suffered serious injuries and was taken from the scene in the helicopter ambulance. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Herrera was driving a 2001 Oldsmobile northbound on I-29 near the Camden Point exit when her vehicle experienced a mechanical failure, causing her vehicle to run off the right side of the roadway and overturn.
In the vehicle with Herrera were two juveniles, a 15-year-old female and a six-year-old male. Both the juveniles, not identified by name in the highway patrol crash report, were taken to Children’s Mercy Hospital with minor injuries.
The crash occurred at 1:10 p.m. Friday, according to the highway patrol.