Kansas City, MO (May 09, 2021) – One person was killed during a car accident that took place at the intersection of Parallel Parkway and North 38th Street on Sunday, May 9th in Kansas City.
A second victim was transported to a trauma center in serious condition.
The collision occurred at about 7:00 p.m. when two vehicles that were heading eastbound in the same lane on Parallel Parkway collided.
One of the drivers involved was speeding.
At this time it is unclear which of the drivers was speeding and which one was killed.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Car Crashes in Kansas City
Each year, throughout the country, millions of people sustain injuries during car accidents, and tens of thousands more die. In 2008, in Missouri, there were 143,826 car accidents during which 1,326 victims were killed.
In Missouri, as in many other states, the majority of car accidents are caused by distracted driving. Approximately 14% of all in-state accidents are the result of a driver not paying attention to the road.
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.
Our team at Peterson & Associates P.C. will help you to understand the legal options available to you in the aftermath of a car accident. Our personal injury attorneys in Kansas City strive to help our clients maximize their recoveries so they can get the medical treatment they need without worry.
Not only is it crucial that victims are able to get full and fair compensation after being injured by negligent drivers, but we are committed to helping them gain peace of mind in knowing they can move forward and overcome the challenges they face.
If you have been injured in a car accident, and you would like to explore 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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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.