Kansas police share scary video of distracted driving crash

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (WDAF) -- Police in Overland Park, Kansas say they've seen an increase in crashes caused by distracted driving, including a wild accident that happened recently.

Chief Frank Donchez shared a video of a distracted driving wreck that happened Tuesday near 77th and Metcalf. Check it out in the video player above.

OPPD estimates about 70% of car crashes are the result of distracted driving.

"People are not paying attention. When you’re looking at your phone, back and forth, that’s when an accident can happen," said Officer John Lacy, spokesman for the department.