Kansas City, MO (June 03, 2021) – A crash involving two vehicles and a double injury took place on US-169 on Thursday, June 3rd in Platte County.
Reports show that the accident occurred at about 6:20 p.m. in the southbound lanes of US-169 in the area of Northwest Englewood Road when a 2016 Ford with a trailer slowed down as it approached traffic and was struck by a 2008 Ford attempting to pass.
The driver and passenger from the 2016 Ford, a man and a woman, both 46-years-old, both from Riverside, sustained non-life-threatening injuries during the impact. They were transported to a local hospital for medical care.
The driver of the striking Ford fled the scene.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Vehicle Collisions in Kansas City
Close to 48,000 people sustained some form of injury as the result of a Missouri road accident In one recent year. Vehicle crash data monitored by the Missouri State Highway Patrol highlights the fact that almost 800 people died during traffic accidents throughout that same year. This equates to around 131 victims with injuries and two fatalities every single day within the state.
When victims are injured in accidents because of someone else’s carelessness, Missouri entitles them to file a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver for financial compensation. Victims should speak with a car accident attorney in Missouri who has years of experience dealing with personal injury laws.
The Kansas City personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. are here to make sure victim’s rights are safeguarded after they are injured by a negligent, reckless, or careless person.
At www.PetersonLawFirm.com, we are committed to helping our clients regain their losses. Speak with our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 1 (816) 683-3278 to meet with our team of knowledgeable attorneys right away to see how we can help you recover from your accident.
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