Kansas City, MO - Driver Killed in Stop-Sign Collision at 40th St & Agnes Ave
Kansas City, MO (December 14, 2020) - A driver was killed after being involved in a two-vehicle collision in Kansas City on Saturday, December 12.
According to local sources, the deadly crash occurred near the intersection of E. 40th Street and Agnes Avenue. According to local sources, a silver Honda Pilot was traveling at a high rate of speed at the time of the crash. The Pilot was traveling eastbound on 40th Street when it ran a stop sign at Agnes Avenue.
The Pilot collided with a northbound black Chrylser 300. The driver of the Chrysler was transported to a nearby medical facility in critical condition and later pronounced dead. The driver of the Pilot fled on foot but was later apprehended by local authorities.
The driver of the Pilot is currently facing charges in connection with the crash. An ongoing investigation into the accident is currently underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Stop-Sign Crashes in Missouri
Intersections are a magnet for serious car accidents in Missouri. Each year, there are nearly 2.5 million intersection crashes reported annually, making up nearly 40% of reported car crashes nationwide. Each year, an estimated 2,967 fatalities are caused by drivers running stop signs. Of these accidents, around 45% involve the failure-to-obey. Intersections are the site of an estimated one-quarter of deadly crashes reported across the United States each year.
Family members are often left reeling after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another, and recovering can be a difficult battle for surviving family members who are left to pick up the pieces. It is only natural to want to grieve, and pursuing a lawsuit is usually the least of their concerns. However, a Missouri wrongful death lawsuit can potentially help your family recover financial compensation resulting from your devastating loss.
At Peterson & Associates, P.C., we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients after they have suffered the loss of a dear family member. Our Kansas City wrongful death attorneys can support your family through this difficult time and bring you some peace of mind while making sure that the at-fault party is held responsible. Contact our offices today at (816) 298-8708 if you have unfairly lost a family member in a deadly Missouri car accident.
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