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KC: 2 critically hurt as stolen car strikes utility pole in Independence

JACKSON COUNTY, MO – Two people were hospitalized with critical injuries Wednesday night, May 29, due to a single-vehicle wreck on South Sterling Avenue in Independence, reports KSHB.

The accident occurred north of Winner Road just before 11:00 p.m., prompting a response from Independence Police shortly after.

Preliminary details indicate Sugar Creek Police had spotted and tried to stop a vehicle that was reported stolen out of Grandview. Some time after the driver sped away, the vehicle lost control and collided with a utility pole.

Officials said the crash left both the driver and their passenger critically hurt, but no other information about their condition has been shared.

No charges have been reported as of this writing.

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