Kansas City, MO (November 6, 2021) – One man was left seriously injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Platte County on Saturday morning. At around 3 a.m., on November 6, emergency crews were called to the site of a crash on Interstate 29.
Reports from authorities show that a 1995 Pontiac was traveling northbound on Interstate 29 when it struck a 22-year-old male pedestrian just north of Tiffany Springs Parkway.
The pedestrian, identified as Nolan Melichar of Maple Grove, Minnesota, was seriously injured in the accident. He was transported to North Kansas City Hospital where he underwent emergency medical care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Nolan Melichar at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri
Every year, thousands of people lose their lives in pedestrian crashes across the United States. Not only do pedestrians lose their lives at an alarming rate in motor vehicle collisions, but many other victims are left with severe injuries that require extensive medical care. In Missouri, some of the leading causes of pedestrian-involved accidents include:
- Motorists who are speeding
- Motorists who are distracted by phones and other objects
- Motorists who fail to yield the right of way
- Motorists who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol
When pedestrians are injured in crashes resulting from the reckless and careless actions of other motorists, it is important that they seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Injured parties may be entitled to compensation that can help cover the costs of care and other expenses moving forward. A responsive and effective pedestrian accident attorney in Kansas City can help to explain your legal rights as a victim to an accident.
Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyers
Our lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C., are dedicated to helping our clients recover after being injured in motor vehicle accidents through no fault of their own. Our Kansas City personal injury attorneys fight to help injured pedestrians get the justice and compensation they deserve after being hurt by reckless and negligent drivers. We are committed to helping each victim we work with get the justice and the financial compensation they need moving forward.
If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle crash as a result of another motorist’s actions, it is crucial that you reach out to our team as soon as possible to explore legal options available to you.
Our team has helped thousands of clients recover more than $500 million in damages through filing legal actions against negligent and reckless drivers. We will help you get the maximum amount of compensation available to you. We will stop at nothing to ensure your legal rights are protected after being hurt. Contact our Missouri accident lawyers by calling 816-888-8888 at your earliest convenience to see how our team can help you.
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