De Soto, KS – Two Hurt in Rear-end Crash at K-10 & Corliss Rd

De Soto, KS - Two Hurt in Rear-end Crash at K-10 & Corliss Rd

De Soto, KS (July 2, 2024) – Two people were injured following a collision in the De Soto area on Monday, July 1. The accident was reported at the intersection of K-10 EB and Corliss Road late that night, around 6 p.m. Local reports revealed that a 2017 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck driven by 39-year-old Christian G. Buan of Overland Park was stopped in the second lane at the time of the crash. 

At the same time, a 2017 Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by 56-year-old Thomas O. Duffy of De Soto was slowing down. Local sources indicated that 54-year-old Karen S. Walton of Belton, MO, was driving a 2017 Ford Escape when she sneezed and crashed into the rear of the Ford pickup. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide the necessary aid. Both Walton and Duffy were injured in the crash, and both victims were transported by ambulance to Overland Park Regional Hospital for treatment. No updates on the incident are 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 victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Rear-End Collisions in Kansas

De Soto, KS - Two Hurt in Rear-end Crash at K-10 & Corliss RdEvery year, there are around 1.7 million rear-end collisions. Distracted driving is the cause of 87 percent of these crashes. These accidents contribute to over 1,700 deaths every year. Rear-end collisions account for 85 percent of neck injuries sustained in auto accidents, contributing to nearly 29 percent of crashes with severe injuries. Just 18 percent of the 400,000 truck accidents that occur each year involve rear-end crashes. It is reported that almost 81 percent of rear-end impacts involve a car that is stopped. If you or someone close to you is hurt in a car accident, it is important that you are ready to pursue a strong personal injury claim with the help of a De Soto car accident lawyer. The legal team 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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