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Motorcyclist dies in crash Thursday evening on Kansas Expressway

Springfield police and several emergency responders have responded to a crash in southwest...
Springfield police and several emergency responders have responded to a crash in southwest Springfield.(KY3)
Published: Nov. 19, 2020 at 5:26 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 19, 2020 at 5:51 PM CST
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - A motorcyclist has died from a crash Thursday evening on Kansas Expressway.

Police say motorcyclist was heading north on Kansas Expressway near Bennett, then came up on vehicles slowed in rush hour traffic.

The motorcyclist tried to ditch the bike on the pavement, but slid into the back of a pick-up truck, police say. The victim has not yet been identified.

Kansas Expressway is shut down in both directions between Grand and Catalpa. Drivers may face significant delays and are encouraged to use alternate routes.

The Springfield Police Department continues to investigate the crash. We will update as more information becomes available.

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