Kansas City, MO (June 16, 2021) – A spectator at a local sideshow sustained a broken leg and a broken neck on Sunday, June 13th when a car crashed into a crowd of onlookers.
Police said that roughly 100 people were gathered for the show at about 9:45 p.m.at the intersection of Osage Avenue and First Street.
A sideshow is a local attraction wherein drivers maneuver their cars to spin in circles, producing heavy tire smoke and noise. During the show, a 1990s Ford Mustang spun into the crowd striking a 24-year-old male who was severely injured.
No additional information is available as this accident is under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Injuries in Kansas City
On any given day in the United States, a motor vehicle accident that ends causes the death of a pedestrian takes place about once every 88 minutes. This equals out to roughly 16 pedestrians that die due to being hit by vehicles every day.
A nationwide total of approximately 6,000 pedestrians were killed in 2017 in a total of 5,890 road accidents, accounting for 16% of all traffic fatalities. This high percentage of pedestrian deaths shows a reduction of nearly 2% from the 6,080 that occurred the year before.
The legal team at Peterson & Associates P.C. can help you to understand the legal alternatives you have available to you in the wake of a motor vehicle crash. Our personal injury attorneys in Kansas City strive to help our clients get the largest amount of economic recovery possible so they can obtain the medical care they need without added financial stress.
Not only is it important that victims are granted full and fair financial remuneration after they are injured by a careless driver, but that someone is focused on the peace of mind that comes with knowing they can move past this horrible event and overcome the hurdles facing them.
A compassionate and skilled car accident attorney in Missouri can thoroughly explain your legal rights to you as the victim of a car accident.
If you have been injured in a car crash and would like to research the legal options available to you, contact our Kansas City personal injury attorneys at 816-888-8888 as soon as possible to schedule a free case of evaluation to see how we can help you.
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