Bruno Twp, KS – Rear-end Injury Crash at 70th St & Santa Fe Lake Rd

Bruno Twp, KS - Rear-end Injury Crash at 70th St & Santa Fe Lake Rd

Bruno Twp, KS (July 4, 2024) – A driver was injured after a pileup crash in the area of Bruno Township on Wednesday, July 3. The accident took place at the intersection of 70th Street and Santa Fe Lake Road that afternoon around 2:27 p.m. Local reports revealed that 48-year-old Colton Lann of Andover was driving a 2022 Dodge Durango and 22-year-old Nadia Simon of Burns was driving a 2014 Cadillac ATS as both were stopped at the intersection for a stop sign. 

It was then reported that a 2021 Hyundai Sonata driven by 22-year-old Jimmy Polk of Chesterfield, VA, failed to stop and hit the Durango from behind. The impact pushed the Durango into the back of the Cadillac. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide the necessary aid. Colton Lann was injured and transported by ambulance to Wesley Medical Center Hospital for treatment. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress. 

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

Rear-end Collisions in Kansas

Bruno Twp, KS - Rear-end Injury Crash at 70th St & Santa Fe Lake RdApproximately 1.7 million rear-end crashes occur annually. Nearly 87 percent of these collisions are the result of distracted driving, and more than 1,700 people die as a result of rear-end accidents each year. Statistics show that about 29 percent of auto accidents resulting in severe injuries are caused by rear-end collisions, which also cause 85 percent of neck injuries. Rear-end collisions account for just 18 percent of the 400,000 truck accidents that happen annually. It is estimated that a stopped car is involved in over 81 percent of rear-end collisions. If you or someone close to you is hurt in a crash, you should consult with a qualified lawyer to pursue a strong compensation claim. The team of Bruno Township car accident lawyers at Bretz Injury Law is here to help. Contact our offices today at 620-524-0080 to get the most out of your case.

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