Jacqueline Hernandez-Romero, 18, killed, Maria Del Rocio Romero Valtierra, 8-year-old boy, Colleen Patrick, her two children injured, all transported to hospital, after a two-car crash on Stryker Road in Independence.
Police are investigating a crash in Independence that killed an 18-year old and injured five others, including three children.
The collision happened about 4:55 p.m. on Thursday on Stryker Road. A Dodge Durango driven by Colleen Patrick of Salem was headed north when it crashed into the driver's side of a passenger car that pulled out from a parking lot near Stinson Street.
The driver in the passenger car, 18-year-old Jacqueline Hernandez-Romero of Independence, was killed at the scene. Hernandez-Romero's mother, Maria Del Rocio Romero Valtierra from Independence, was in the car along with Del Rocio Romero Valtierra's 8-year-old son. The mother and her son were transported to Salem Hospital. The mother was released but her son is still in intensive care.
Patrick her two children were also transported to Salem Hospital. Police said they are recovering from minor injuries.
Everyone was wearing a seat belt, police said.