Crash leaves six people injured on State Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas

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A two-block section of State Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas, was closed in both directions Monday morning as police investigated a two-vehicle crash that injured six adults around 4 a.m.

State Avenue between 73rd and 75th streets was not expected to reopen for several hours, according to a news release the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department distributed shortly before 8 a.m.

Five of the victims were in serious condition and one was in critical condition, police said. All were hospitalized Monday.

Police said speed was believed to be a contributing factor, based on the debris scattered in the area.