Clay Center, KS – Injuries in Pileup Truck Accident on K-15

Clay Center, KS - Injuries in Pileup Truck Accident on K-15

Clay Center, KS (March 22, 2024) – There were several reported injuries after a multi-vehicle collision involving a commercial truck in the area of Clay Center on Thursday, March 21. The crash was reported on K-15 at around 4:40 p.m. Local reports revealed that a 64-year-old was heading northbound in a 1999 Toyota Rav4 leading up to the accident. 

At the same time, an 80-year-old man from Clay Center in a 2008 Dodge Caravan and a 49-year-old man from Persia, IA in a 1989 Freightliner semi-truck were traveling southbound on the highway. The Toyota crossed the centerline and collided with the oncoming Dodge. The impact caused the semi-truck to also hit the Caravan. Both the driver and occupant of the Dodge were hurt. The driver of the Rav4 was hospitalized in serious condition. No additional injuries have been reported at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Semi-Truck Crashes in Kansas

Clay Center, KS - Injuries in Pileup Truck Accident on K-15It is not uncommon to see large commercial trucks traveling down Kansas highways. The state plays a key role in the national transportation network. Statistics show that more than 500,000 semi-truck accidents are reported each year in the United States, resulting in more than 5,000 deaths and more injuries. 

When you are involved in a crash with a large truck, your entire life can flash before your eyes. It is often difficult to recover from the resulting injuries and other damages for a variety of reasons. In an instant, you can be left with life-changing losses that can make life extremely difficult. It is a fact of life that people traveling in smaller vehicles are much more likely to suffer serious injuries in these types of accidents. You should not try to pursue a claim for compensation on your own. Only a trained Clay Center semi-truck lawyer with the right experience can assist you during this critical time. Call Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0038. 

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