Kansas City, MO (August 10, 2021) – Police in Kansas City are investigating the cause of an accident where the driver of a car lost control of the vehicle and struck a motorcycle on Tuesday, August 10th, killing one person and causing injury to two others, including a toddler.
Investigators said that the accident took place at about 1:00 a.m. near the intersection of Blue Ridge Boulevard and East 77th Street when a Mercedes sedan was traveling southbound and the driver lost control, swerved over the centerline of the roadway, and crashed into an oncoming Victory motorcycle.
The driver of the Mercedes, who has since been identified as a 23-year-old male from Kansas City, died at the scene.
A 17-month-old toddler, also in the Mercedes at the time of the accident, was transported via ambulance to a local hospital and is currently listed in stable condition.
The driver of the motorcycle, identified as a 50-year-old man from Kansas City, was also transported with injuries classified as critical.
This accident is under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims in hopes of their full recovery. We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim.
Car Accidents in Kansas City
If your car accident was the result of another driver’s misconduct or negligence, then you, as the injured victim, are entitled to bring a claim against the at-fault driver for every injury, loss, and damage you have suffered.
When trying to determine which driver’s insurance policy should be referred to for financial compensation, laws pertaining to car insurance can be very complicated, making this a decision best left in the hands of an experienced Missouri personal injury attorney.
Our Kansas City, Missouri personal injury 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. 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.
A reputable and experienced personal injury attorney will know the most reliable techniques of analyzing every aspect of your accident, ensure that the negligent driver is held accountable, and see to it that you receive the full and fair financial compensation you are entitled to under Missouri law.
Peterson & Associates, P.C., takes a positive approach to aiding our clients in their post-accident recovery. Our Kansas City wrongful death attorneys assist crash victims in seeing justice and the financial compensation they are entitled to.
Whenever a Missouri traffic accident results in injuries to a passenger, they might be confused about how to go about getting help and how to solicit financial compensation for their injuries.
The state of Missouri complies with fault-based/comparative negligence insurance statutes in regard to car accidents. Vehicle passengers, however, have no involvement in the comparative negligence side of a car accident claim. They have no control over the vehicle and therefore cannot be held liable for any aspect of the crash.
We will ensure that your legal rights are defended after an injury accident. Call our Kansas City accident attorneys at 816-888-8888 to see how we can help you.
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