Clay Co, MO (January 03, 2021) – A two-car crash along I-435 during which one person was injured was responded to by the Missouri State Highway Patrol on Sunday, January 3rd.
Incident reports show that, at about 2:05 p.m., a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado was driving behind a 2018 Nissan Pathfinder. As the Pathfinder slowed in preparation for a stop, the Silverado crashed into the back of the SUV.
The driver of the Pathfinder, a 53-year-old female from Kansas City, sustained non-life-threatening injuries during the impact. She was transported by the Kansas City Fire Department to Truman Medical Center.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Clay County
In Missouri, injuries caused by auto accidents rose from over 4,500 in 2015 to more than 4,700 in 2016. These rates also rose dramatically specifically in Kansas City, jumping from over 280 in 2015 to almost 350 in 2016.
Missouri’s Department of Transportation reports that the top causes of injuries in Kansas City car crashes are failure to use a seatbelt, speeding during inclement weather, and speeding in general.
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.
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