Dodge City, KS – Passenger Hurt in Rear-end Crash at US-56 & Lariat Way

Dodge City, KS - Passenger Hurt in Rear-end Crash at US-56 & Lariat Way

Dodge City, KS (March 19, 2024) – A passenger was hurt after a two-vehicle crash in the Dodge City area on Monday, March 18. The accident occurred that afternoon at around 1:15 p.m. in Ford County US-56 near Lariat Way. Emergency responders were quickly dispatched after being notified of an injury collision. 

Local reports revealed that a 2001 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by 61-year-old Oscar Alarcon Gonzalez of Dodge City was stopped on the highway waiting to make a left turn. A 2017 Toyota Tacoma pickup driven by 86-year-old Louis C. Lostroh crashed into the rear of the Ram. A passenger in the Tacoma, later identified as 85-year-old Martha Lostroh of Woodlands, TX, was transported to St. Catherine’s Hospital for treatment of sustained injuries. No other injuries were reported in the accident. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

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

Rear-end Crashes in Kansas

Dodge City, KS - Passenger Hurt in Rear-end Crash at US-56 & Lariat WayYou can never really predict when or if a rear-end crash will happen until it does. That is because you will not see the driver coming unless you are glued to your rear-view mirror. Statistics show that there are more than 1.7 million rear-end collisions reported annually across the United States. In these nearly 2 million accidents, a total of 1,700 people are killed and 500,000 more are injured. These types of crashes have become even more common in recent years, with many drivers failing to pay attention to the road due to growing distractions on the road. Injured parties should partner with a trained lawyer in order to protect their legal rights during this difficult time. 

Navigating the aftermath of a serious collision is never easy. You may be able to pursue full compensation with the help of a trained Dodge City personal injury lawyer. The trained legal team at Bretz Injury Law is here to fight for your full recovery. Contact our offices today at 620-524-0080. 

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