Police/Fire, Traffic

Parkville crash leads to road closure

Parkville Crash UptonA single-vehicle crash snarled Parkville traffic on Wednesday morning.

At about 9:30 a.m., emergency personnel responded to the area of Upton Road and Kintore Road for a report of an accident.

At the scene, crews found that a single vehicle had gone off the roadway and crashed. The vehicle lost control, went off the road, down a hill, and struck a shed attached to a townhome.

Upton Road is currently blocked at Kintore Road.

The 17-year-old female driver of the vehicle and the 17-year-old female passenger were both taken to an area hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

No other injuries were reported.

Investigators believe that speed may have been a factor in the crash.

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