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Kansas City, MO - Collision With Tractor-Trailer on I-70 Near Pittman Rd Causes Fatality

Aug 27, 2021

Kansas City, MO (August 27, 2021) - The Kansas City Police Department was called to investigate when a fatal crash took place on Friday, August 27th. Officials reported to the scene on Interstate 70 near Pittman Road.

Reports show that the two-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer and a Chrysler happened at about 3:20 a.m.

An investigation revealed that the victim, a 28-year-old man from Osawatomie, KS., was driving in the westbound lanes when his tire blew. After stopping in the outside lane, the man attempted to exit his vehicle.

A tractor-trailer also traveling west swerved in an attempt to avoid striking the car and instead hit the man.

He died at the scene.

The tractor-trailer driver was unharmed. His passenger was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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.

Tractor-Trailer Accidents in Kansas City


Securing the legal representation of an experienced Missouri tractor-trailer accident attorney is crucial to your claim’s success. An attorney will know how to calculate what expenses you will face in the future. Reliable legal representation increases your odds of obtaining full financial compensation for your losses.

Our Kansas City truck accident attorneys are familiar with the mental and physical struggles victims must face after being injured. The monetary consequences alone can make their recovery very difficult.

After a tractor-trailer accident, many victims face a long road to recovery. This includes rigorous physical rehabilitation and continuing medical treatments. Their medical bills will steadily grow, as will any associated damages like missed wages from being unable to work.

Kansas City Truck Accident Attorneys

Peterson & Associates, P.C., takes a practical approach to helping you through your post-accident recovery. Our personal injury attorneys in Kansas City assist crash victims in seeing justice and the financial compensation they are entitled to.

Regrettably, a lot of victims in this situation panic. They agree to the first settlement offer the insurance company proposes without considering their future. They don’t know the full scope of their medical expenses or even the full extent of their injuries. This leaves them to pay for everything else out of pocket.

Our attorneys are wholly committed to helping victims maximize their financial recovery. We have tried thousands of successful cases and helped our clients recover $500 million in claims.

We will ensure that your legal rights are defended after an injury accident. Call our Kansas City accident attorneys at (816) 298-8708 to see how we can help you.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know, and we will do our best to remove it completely.

Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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Peterson & Associates, P.C. provides free consultations when you call or contact us online.

Our law office is located in Kansas City, Missouri at:

Missouri’s Country Club Plaza
801 W. 47th Street, Suite 107
Kansas City MO 64112

We do not charge our personal injury clients a fee unless their case is won, so there is no fee unless we win your case. Get in touch with us today as the first step in your pursuit of justice!

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