Posted on Apr 06, 2022

INDEPENDENCE, MO - Two people were sent to the hospital after their vehicle was hit by a stolen truck in Independence on Monday.

According to KFOX, officers were following a stolen truck when it slammed into the rear of another vehicle near the intersection of 23rd Street and Hardy Avenue. A semi-truck then struck a nearby power line in an attempt to avoid the collision.

Two occupants of the vehicle that was hit were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The semi-truck took off before officers arrived. 

All four occupants in the stolen truck were taken into custody. 

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