A pedestrian was struck by a driver in Independence on the evening of Thursday, October 31. The crash happened shortly after 7 pm near the intersection of 23rd Street and Harris. Authorities were still investigating what caused the crash, but they did note that the victim was conscious and talking to emergency crews when they […]
There were two separate hit-and-run crashes in the metro on Sunday, August 11. The first crash occurred around 5:30 am in Independence. Officers were called to the intersection of North Kiger Road and U.S. 24 Hwy. When they arrived, they found 30-year-old Misty M. Collins dead at the scene. Police say the driver of a […]
The driver of an SUV went over a median and killed a pedestrian in Independence yesterday afternoon. The crash happened near the intersection of 23rd Street and Harvard Avenue. Around 1:30 p.m., the pedestrian was crossing 23rd Street when the driver of the vehicle, a 2012 Chevy Suburban, went over the center median and struck […]
Join other non-profits at The Independence Social Service Summit IV. This is the fourth year of bringing a variety of social service agencies together which support the citizens of Independence. Be prepared to make connections, brainstorm partnership opportunities and receive valuable education. Regardless of the population you serve (elderly, youth, furry friends, etc.), there are likely untapped […]
New connections between suburbs, better access to Johnson County jobs, and a new MAX Bus Rapid Transit line on 24 Hwy.
Independence is updating its comprehensive master plan, which will guide decisions about how the community develops between now and 2040. Let’s make sure the vision for Independence’s future includes a multimodal transportation system that improves walking, biking and transit. Speak up at the next public meeting Thursday, June 22nd, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Mid-Continent […]
Let’s make sure the vision for Independence’s future includes a multimodal transportation system that improves walking, biking and transit.