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Kansas City, MO – Woman Transported to North Kansas City Hospital after Crash on I-35 near Parvin Rd

Categorized as Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Kansas City, MO (October 19, 2022) – A 59-year-old woman was left injured following a traffic incident that took place in Clay County on Monday evening. At around 8:05 p.m., October 17, emergency crews were called to the site of a crash that occurred on Interstate 35.

According to local law enforcement, a 2016 Jeep and a 2007 Hyundai were involved in a rear-end collision on Interstate 35 at the intersection of Parvin Road. The Hyundai was totaled as a result of the accident. The driver of the Jeep fled the scene.

A passenger in the Hyundai, 59-year-old Elizabeth Saxer of Kansas City, Missouri, was injured in the crash. Saxer was transported via Kansas City fire to North Kansas City Hospital, where she was treated for the injuries she suffered.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

We hope Elizabeth Saxer is able to recover quickly following this accident.

Car Accidents in Missouri

Kansas City, MO – Woman Transported to North Kansas City Hospital after Crash on I-35 near Parvin RdVehicle wrecks take place every day in Missouri that result in injuries. Many of these accidents are caused by drivers who are negligent. Some of the contributing factors that we see in car accidents in Missouri, but some of the most common include:

  • Distracted driving: This can include anything from texting and driving to simply not paying attention to the road.
  • Speeding: Speeding is one of the leading causes of car accidents, no matter what state you’re in.
  • Driving under the influence: Driving while intoxicated is extremely dangerous and puts everyone on the road at risk.
  • Reckless driving: This can encompass a variety of dangerous behaviors, like running red lights, tailgating, or weaving in and out of traffic.
  • Poor vehicle maintenance: If a tire blows out or the brakes fail, it can cause a serious accident.

No matter how much you take precautions to avoid an accident, it’s impossible to control other drivers on the road. This means that even if you are a safe and attentive driver, you could still become the victim of another person’s negligence.

Even in the best-case scenario, car accidents can result in serious injuries that may require expensive medical treatment and time away from work. Some common injuries include:

  • Broken bones
  • Soft tissue damage like whiplash
  • Spinal cord injuries or paralysis (partial or full)
  • Head injuries (concussions, skull fractures) and other traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)

If you’ve suffered an injury as a result of a car accident, it is important that you reach out to a car accident lawyer in Kansas City right away.

Our personal injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can help you file a legal claim against the person who is responsible for your pain and suffering. Contact our Missouri law firm today at 816-888-8888 to get started.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

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.