At 1:12 a.m. Saturday morning, the Overland Park Fire Department was dispatched to investigate a rollover traffic accident with a reported ejection on eastbound Interstate 435 between Nall Avenue and Roe Avenue.
Units arrived on scene to find a vehicle overturned which came to rest on its roof. Firefighters quickly discovered that there were two subjects injured, one is believed to have been ejected from the vehicle. Both subjects are said to have suffered serious injuries.
Initial reports indicate that the driver possibly fell asleep at the wheel and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle rolled and the unrestrained passenger was ejected.
Two lanes of eastbound Interstate 435 were closed while emergency crews were on scene.
No information about the victims has been released as the accident remains under investigation.
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