Injuries reported after chase and crash

A Ford Fusion fleeing from law enforcement at 1:59 p.m. Monday, June 20, was involved in an accident on the Turner Diagonal, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report.

The driver and a passenger had possible injuries and were taken to a hospital, according to the trooper’s report.

The driver, 20, a male, was a resident of Kansas City, Missouri, and the passenger, 21, a male, was a resident of Independence, Missouri, according to the report.

According to the trooper’s report, the Fusion was fleeing law enforcement northbound on the Turner Diagonal. It entered the ramp to eastbound I-70 too fast, went off the left side of the ramp, off the embankment, across the eastbound lanes of I-70 and struck the median barrier, the trooper’s report stated.

The driver and passenger were not wearing seat belts, according to the report.