Chloe Beaird, 7, and Gavin Beaird, 13, killed in 5-car pileup on I-70; 1 driver arrested for DWI in Blue Springs, Missouri

Modified Date: 
Thu, 04/13/2017 - 9:25am
Accident Date: 
Monday, September 5, 2016

Two children killed in car crash on I-70, driver arrested for DWI

The driver arrested for DWI told investigators he was distracted and looked down from the highway, the spokesperson said.

The driver looked back up and said it was too late to stop.

2 children die in 5-vehicle crash in suburban Kansas City

Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker says 60-year-old James Green of Odessa also is charged with two counts of second-degree assault and drunken driving for the crash Monday evening in Blue Springs.

People Involved: 
Chloe Beaird
Gavin Beaird
James Green
Roadway: 
Interstate 70

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