Kansas City, MO (June 28, 2021) – A driver was burned and a police officer narrowly escaped injury when the driver of a school bus crashed into the officer’s motorcycle on Monday, June 28th in Kansas City.
The accident took place at about 9:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Interstate 29 in the area of Northwest Old Tiffany Springs Road in the Northland neighborhood when the officer stopped a driver for speeding. Once on the shoulder, the officer turned on the motorcycle’s emergency lights and approached the car along the right side.
As they were engaged, a yellow bus struck the motorcycle. The impact propelled the motorcycle into the back of the car causing the motorcycle’s fuel tank to rupture and the bike to explode.
The officer managed to get out of the way and was not unharmed.
The driver of the car received burn injuries to her left side.
The driver of the bus was also unharmed.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Accidents in Kansas City
More than 48,000 road accident victims received some kind of injury caused by accidents throughout the state in 2018. Auto accident data maintained by the State Highway Patrol show that around 800 victims lost their lives in traffic accidents during that same year. This total reveals that about 131 victim injuries and two fatalities took place every day of the year throughout the state.
Our Kansas City, Missouri personal injury attorneys are familiar with the emotional and physical difficulties victims must endure after being injured. The financial consequences alone can make their recovery incredibly difficult. Our attorneys are completely committed to helping accident victims maximize their financial compensation. We have tried thousands of successful cases and helped our clients recover $500 million in claims.
The attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C., take an assertive approach to assisting our clients in their recovery after they are injured in a car accident. Our Kansas City personal injury attorneys try to aid crash victims in getting the justice and financial compensation they are entitled to after being injured in unnecessary accidents.
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