Augusta, KS – Driver Injured in Collision on US-54

Augusta, KS - Driver Injured in Collision on US-54

Augusta, KS (June 28, 2024) – On Thursday, June 27, a driver was hurt following a two-vehicle crash in the Augusta area. The incident was reported that night around 5 p.m. on US-54 near mile marker 236.3. Local reports revealed that 58-year-old Robert L. Cundiff of Augusta was driving a 2002 Ford F-150 pickup truck when he tried to make a left turn onto the highway. 

The pickup entered the path of a westbound 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe driven by 61-year-old Heidi Fry of Edmond, OK. The two vehicles collided at the scene. Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to provide the necessary aid. Fry was injured in the collision and later transported by ambulance to Wesley Medical Center for the treatment of sustained injuries. No further information on the incident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Intersection Crashes in Kansas

Augusta, KS - Driver Injured in Collision on US-54Most of us drive through an intersection every day, and most drivers just do it without thinking twice about it. However, statistics suggest that intersections can be quite dangerous. According to statistics, related crashes make up the largest crash category, contributing to over 40 percent of all crashes reported nationally. Nearly 20 percent of traffic fatalities and more than 50 percent of crashes involving serious injuries occur at intersections. In 2021, red-light-running collisions claimed the lives of 1,109 persons in total. These crashes often involve drivers making left turns or those who fail to yield the right of way as needed. If you or someone close to you is hurt in a serious crash, you need to be ready to pursue a strong claim with the help of a trained lawyer. 

You do not want to take any risks with your recovery. It is always in your best interests to partner with a qualified Augusta car accident lawyer to get the most out of your case. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080. 

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