Carbondale, KS – Pedestrian Dies in Collision on US-75

Carbondale, KS - Pedestrian Dies in Collision on US-75

Carbondale, KS (March 13, 2024) – On Monday night, March 11, a pedestrian was killed after a traffic accident in the Carbondale area. The deadly accident was reported late that evening at around 8:30 p.m. in Osage County on US-75. Local reports indicated that three vehicles were reportedly involved in the accident. 

Emergency responders were quickly dispatched to the scene to render the necessary aid. Two semi-trailers and another vehicle were involved, but the circumstances leading to the accident have not been determined. Both north and southbound lanes were closed as local authorities attended to the scene. The victim was fatally struck at the scene. The identity of the deceased party has not yet been reported. No further information on the deadly accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Pedestrian Crashes in Kansas

Carbondale, KS - Pedestrian Dies in Collision on US-75Traveling as a pedestrian can be a wonderful way to get around and enjoy the day. However, people on foot are much more likely to suffer severe injuries in the event of a collision. Findings from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reveal that the number of pedestrian deaths continues to climb year after year. There were 7,508 pedestrian deaths reported across the United States in 2022. Of these days, 47 took place in the state of Kansas. The number of deadly pedestrian accidents in the state increased by nearly 16.4 percent in a recent year. These accidents are known to result in life-threatening or even fatal injuries. If you lost someone close to you in a pedestrian crash, you should partner with a trained attorney in order to pursue a wrongful death claim. 

You need to make sure you have a trained Carbondale wrongful death lawyer on your side after a deadly accident. The trained legal team at Bretz Injury Law is ready to get to work on your case, and we are just a phone call away. Contact us today at 620-524-0080. 

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Disclaimer: Our intention in sharing news about accidents is to highlight driving hazards, fostering increased caution among motorists to prevent serious injuries in collisions. Please note that this news post does not constitute a business solicitation. The content herein is not intended to provide medical or legal advice. Additionally, the featured image accompanying this post was not taken at the scene of the depicted accident.

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