Kansas City, MO (October 3, 2021) – One woman has lost her life following a motor vehicle accident in the Kansas City area on Saturday morning. Just before 8 a.m., on October 2, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Swope Parkway.
Reports from local authorities indicate that a silver 2010 Ford Explorer was traveling east on Swope Parkway. For unknown reasons, it crossed over the center lines and crashed into a black 2011 Jeep Patriot.
The impact of the crash caused debris to fly from the vehicles, striking a 2013 Lexus.
The driver of the Ford, a 62-year-old man, and the driver of the Jeep, a 44-year-old woman, were both transported to area hospitals for care.
Authorities confirmed that the woman succumbed to her injuries after arriving.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for his full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the woman who lost her life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Kansas City, Missouri
Despite the fact that there were fewer drivers on the roadway during 2020, the state of Missouri saw a dramatic increase in the number of people who lost their lives as a result of motor vehicle accidents. Regrettably, this unfortunate trend continued into 2021. We see more than 960 people lose their lives in auto collisions in our state, a number that only continues to rise year after year.
When victims lose their lives in accidents, they often leave behind families who are forced to deal with overwhelming consequences. In some cases, families can file wrongful death claims against negligent drivers to hold them accountable. Our Kansas City wrongful death lawyers can review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident and help to identify all liable parties. Our team will fight to get you the justice and financial compensation that you need moving forward.
Kansas City Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. has over four decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of clients in the Kansas City Metro area and throughout the entire state. Our Kansas City car accident attorneys understand the mental, emotional, and financial challenges that bereaved families are forced to endure after experiencing the loss of a loved one. For this reason, we strive to take all of the legal work off of their hands so they can focus on overcoming their injuries.
Our team provides responsive and effective representation so victims can rest assured knowing their legal rights are protected as they move forward and try to cope with their loss. We stop at nothing to ensure families are able to hold negligent drivers accountable for their actions and recover full and timely compensation. If your loved one has lost their life in an accident, do not wait to protect your legal rights. Contact our Missouri personal injury lawyers today by calling 816-888-8888 to schedule a free case evaluation with our team to see how we can help you.
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