Colby, KS – Pregnant Woman Hurt in 18-Wheeler Crash on Willow Ave

Colby, KS - Pregnant Woman Hurt in 18-Wheeler Crash on Willow Ave

Colby, KS (February 27, 2024) – On Sunday morning, February 25, a pregnant woman was injured following a collision involving a semi-truck in the Colby area. The deadly accident was reported on Willow Avenue that morning at around 9:30 a.m. Local reports indicated that a 2018 International semi driven by 22-year-old  Kadyn R. Hernandez of Kennesaw, GA was traveling westbound when the crash occurred at the 600 block of the roadway. 

The semi crashed into the rear of a 2016 Lincoln Navigator as it was exiting a business. The driver of the Lincoln was later transported to Citizens Medical Center for treatment. The victim was later identified as 39-year-old Lacy J. Ralston of Colby. Ralson was reportedly pregnant. 

The area was temporarily closed as emergency crews worked to clear the scene. No further information on the accident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing crash investigation. 

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

Semi-Truck Crash in Kansas

A commercial truck can cause life-threatening injuries in the event of a crash. There are more than 500,000 trucking accidents reported each year in the United States, resulting in thousands of deaths. These vehicles can weigh tens of thousands of pounds when fully loaded, meaning that those traveling in smaller passenger cars are at a serious disadvantage in a collision. You need to partner with a skilled lawyer right away. 

It is never easy to deal with a serious trucking accident. It can be overwhelming to deal with the unexpected damages that often follow a crash. Victims are often left to take on the resulting damages. It is important that the person or party responsible is brought to justice. This can seem like a far-off concept as you deal with the aftermath of an accident, but you need to be able to pursue a personal injury claim if you believe that someone else’s reckless actions caused the death of a loved one with the help of a Colby semi-truck lawyer. Call Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080. 

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