Kansas City, MO (April 17, 2021) – At about 11:55 p.m. on Saturday, April 17th police were called to the scene of a car accident at Belleview and West Pennway.
Reports show that a Toyota was driving northbound on West Pennway when the driver lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway, and struck a tree.
The driver was transported to a nearby hospital with injuries believed to be non-critical. The female passenger was also transported but was pronounced dead at the hospital.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Collisions in Kansas City
According to collision data collated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2019 over 36,000 people died during motor vehicle accidents across the United States. This figure signifies a 2% decrease in crash fatalities since 2018 when more than 36,800 victims were killed. This small but noteworthy decrease in car accident-related deaths is the third reduction in as many years.
When victims are injured in accidents resulting from the negligence of other motorists, it is important that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation that can help cover the costs of care and other expenses moving forward. A responsive and effective car accident attorney in Missouri can help to explain your legal rights as a victim of an accident.
Our team at Peterson & Associates P.C. will help you to understand the legal options available to you in the aftermath of a car accident. Our personal injury attorneys in Kansas City strive to help our clients maximize their recoveries so they can get the medical treatment they need without worry. Not only is it crucial that victims are able to get full and fair compensation after being injured by negligent drivers, but we are committed to helping them gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face.
If you have been injured in a car accident, and you would like to explore legal options available to you, contact our Kansas City personal injury attorneys at 1 (816) 683-3278 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.
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