Kansas City, MO - Multi-Vehicle Accident With Injuries on I-49
Kansas City, MO (October 7, 2020) - A two-vehicle collision that took place in Kansas City caused injuries to at least one person.
According to police reports, the accident took place on Monday, October 5th at about 6:05 a.m. Local law enforcement officers reported to the scene of the injury crash in the northbound lanes of Interstate 49 along with the South Metro Fire Department. The accident occurred when one car attempted to bypass another and collided with it. The vehicle then ran off the side of the road where it struck a cable barrier.
Injuries were sustained by both the driver and the occupant of the second vehicle.
Emergency medical personnel administered vital medical care to the injured victims at the scene before transporting both of the injured victims to Belton Regional Medical Center for ongoing treatment.
This accident is currently under investigation by local law enforcement officers.
Our thoughts are with the victims, their families, and everyone who has been affected by this accident.
Injury Accidents in Pleasant Hill
Car accident-related injuries increased from 4,543 in 2015 to 4,720 in 2016 in the state of Missouri. They also increased in Kansas City from 283 in 2015 to 348 in 2016.
As reported by the state’s Department of Transportation, the leading causes of car accidents in Kansas City are improper or non-existent seatbelt usage, improperly-licensed or unlicensed drivers, driving too fast for current road conditions, and general speeding.
At Peterson & Associates, P.C., we take an aggressive approach at helping our clients recover after being injured in accidents. Our Kansas City personal injury attorneys strive to help accident victims get the justice and compensation they deserve after being harmed in preventable accidents.
Our Kansas City, Missouri personal injury attorneys understand the mental and emotional challenges victims face after being harmed. The financial impacts only make recovering more difficult. Our team is wholly committed to spending significant time and efforts on helping victims maximize their recoveries and we have a track record to prove it. With thousands of successful claims, we have helped our clients obtain a total of $500 million in claims.
We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being harmed. Contact our Kansas City accident attorneys to see how our team can help you.
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