WYANDOTTE COUNTY (KSNT) – A 3-year-old child escaped a crash with suspected serious injuries Thursday afternoon. However, the 23-year-old driver was killed.
Shailee Viramontes, 23, died when the vehicle she was driving went off the road and crashed into a pole according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
Viramontes’s 2014 Kia Forte was southbound on I-435 near mile marker 17.8 at 4:47 p.m. Thursday when the crash happened.
Viramontes was wearing a seatbelt according to the KHP.
The child was taken to Children’s Mercy Hospital.