Lee’s Summit, MO (June 21, 2021) – One woman is dead and another victim is seriously injured after a rollover crash occurred on Monday, June 21, in Lee’s Summit.
Local authorities responded to the collision around 1:45 p.m. and say that it occurred on US Highway 50 at Southeast Blackwell Road. Upon arrival, they located a black Toyota FJ Cruiser in the center median. The car had apparently rolled after the initial wreck occurred, though the total number of vehicles involved is not known.
The Toyota’s driver was pronounced dead at the scene, while the passenger, identified only as an adult male, was transported to an area hospital via ambulance for treatment of serious injuries.
Police still are investigating what caused the crash and have not released further details at this time.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Missouri
In Missouri, similar to nearly every other state in America, the most common cause of automobile accidents is distracted driving. In fact, nearly 15% of all vehicle crashes in Missouri are the fault of a negligent motorist who was paying attention to something other than their surroundings.
When victims are injured in accidents resulting from the negligence of other motorists, it is important that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation that can help cover the costs of care and other expenses moving forward. A responsive and effective car accident attorney in Missouri can help to explain your legal rights as a victim of an accident.
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If you have been injured in a car accident and would like to explore legal options available to you, please contact our Kansas City personal injury attorneys at 816-888-8888 as soon as possible to schedule a free case evaluation. We understand how difficult it is to face the aftermath of a serious, injury-causing wreck alone and will work to ensure that you secure justice, as well as your fair, full compensation. Thankfully, our compassionate, dedicated legal team is here to help you in your time of need.
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