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Accident numbers piling up along Sixth Street
There have been several nasty accidents in the city over the last four months, many of them along Sixth Street.This morning - another.Around 1:30 a.m. Thursday, there was a [two-vehicle rollover crash on Sixth Street], between Schwarz Road and Crestline Drive.On Aug. 5, [three teenagers were injured] after one car swerved to miss another car, hit a drainage culvert and rolled several times. This one happened on Sixth Street between Stoneridge Drive and Queens Road. One girl is in serious condition at a Kansas City hospital.On July 12, [a man was killed on Sixth Street], after pulling his mo-ped out in front of a city bus, near Arkansas Street.On June 19, police said a man fleeing his home caused a [four-car crash on Sixth Street], near Frontier Road. He ended up in a Kansas City trauma center.On May 4, a 60-year-old man was killed in a [hit-and-run accident on Sixth Street], east of Kasold.Two deaths. Two serious injuries.We haven't learned the circumstances of this morning's accident, but it seems carelessness can be credited for many of the others.I often drive Sixth Street. After seeing the pictures of the nasty wrecks, it's made me a little more cautious when driving.What have you noticed while driving? Are others driving more aggressively? Are you?
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