LAWRENCE, Kan. (KAKE) - One person has been killed and three others are injured following a crash Wednesday afternoon in Lawrence. 

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says just before 1 p.m. Wednesday, a two-vehicle head-on collision occurred just east of the intersection of 31st and Louisiana Street.


One person involved in the crash died and three other people were transported to area hospitals, one by a helicopter ambulance.

Authorities are investigating the scene and 31st Street between Louisiana Street east to Haskell Avenue will be closed for the next several hours. The sheriff's office says drivers in the area should plan to take an alternate route.