JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. (WDAF) -- Two young children have died after a crash in rural Jackson County on Friday night.
The crash happened around 5 p.m. near E. Blue Mills Rd. and N. Miller Dr., just west of Buckner.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, two children, ages 6 and 7, took their grandmother’s car. The child driver lost control of the car and it went off an embankment, crashed into a creek bed and caught fire.
Two juveniles were pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.