Kansas City, MO (September 12, 2021) – Officers from the Kansas City Police Department were called to investigate a fatal, two-vehicle accident on Sunday, September 12th.
According to sources, the collision took place at about 2:00 a.m. when a Yamaha motorcycle and a Chevrolet SUV collided near the intersection of Independence Avenue and Kensington Avenue.
An investigation determined the driver of the SUV was attempting to make a lefthand turn across traffic when the crash occurred.
The 28-year-old motorcyclist died at the scene.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Fatalities in Kansas City
Fatal accidents are a peril endured by bikers far more frequently than any other driver or passenger. Only 3% of all vehicles registered in the state are motorcycles, but Missouri’s Department of Motor Vehicles has recorded that out of the 273 fatal accidents that happened in 2017, about 15% of the victims were motorcyclists.
Data shows that Missouri saw 1,734 motorcycle collisions with some extent of injury in 2014. These crashes left 1,979 victims to deal with significant physical injuries. In that same year, 86 motorcycle accidents occurred that suddenly ended the lives of 88 people.
A reputable and experienced personal injury attorney will know the most reliable techniques of analyzing every aspect of your accident, ensure that the negligent driver is held accountable, and see to it that you receive the full and fair financial compensation you are entitled to under Missouri law.
Kansas City Motorcycle Crash Lawyers
Peterson & Associates, P.C., takes a positive approach to aiding our clients in their post-accident recovery. Our Kansas City motorcycle accident lawyers help crash victims to see justice and the financial compensation they deserve.
Our Kansas City personal injury attorneys are familiar with the mental and physical struggles victims must face after being injured. The monetary consequences alone can make their recovery very difficult. Our attorneys are wholly committed to helping victims maximize their financial recovery.
We will ensure that your legal rights are defended after an injury accident. Contact our Kansas City motorcycle accident attorneys at 816-888-8888 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.