Wrong-way driver causes fatal crash on Christmas, 2 killed

JACKSON COUNTY, MO – A wrong-way driver caused a fatal crash, that killed two people, on southbound I-470 on Christmas.

According to 5 On Your Side News, the fatal accident occurred when a driver was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of I-470.

The crash involved five vehicles. Two people were killed and several sustained various injuries.

Police identified the deceased as Alexander Thirstrup, 30, and Domonic Robinson, 27.

It is unclear if the wrong-way driver was one of the deceased.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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