El Dorado, KS – Injuries in Car Accident on I-35

El Dorado, KS - Injuries in Car Accident on I-35

El Dorado, KS (May 31, 2024) – Two people were hurt following a single-vehicle accident in the El Dorado area on Thursday, May 30. The accident was reported on Interstate 35 near mile marker 82.2 that afternoon around 12:45 p.m. Local reports revealed that 43-year-old Charles Cruze of Fayetteville, NC, was driving a 2020 GMC Terrain at a high rate of speed when he lost control due to roadway conditions. 

The GMC spun out and entered a nearby ditch, causing the vehicle to be disabled. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide the necessary aid. Both Cruze and his passenger, 36-year-old Renee Hudson of Dwight, were injured in the accident. The severity of the resulting damages has not been determined. The area was temporarily closed while authorities worked to clear the scene. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being handled by local law enforcement officials. 

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

Car Crashes in Kansas

El Dorado, KS - Injuries in Car Accident on I-35When you drive, you are essentially putting your life into the hands of another driver. Car accidents happen almost every day in Kansas, leaving many residents with serious and even fatal injuries. KDOT’s crash data for 2021 shows that there were 381 fatal crashes, which led to 424 fatalities. The following year in 2022, there were 12,871 crashes resulting in over 17,000 injuries. Statistics show that the number of deadly crashes increased by nearly 10 percent. Large highways can be dangerous, but statistics show that rural roads are a hot spot for serious collisions in Kansas. Just 15 percent of collisions occurred on highways, and only 11 percent took place on interstates. If you or someone close to you is hurt in a crash, you should consult with a qualified lawyer to get the most out of your case. 

You do not want to risk your recovery during this difficult time. An El Dorado car accident lawyer in Bretz Injury Law is ready to fight for you. Call us today at 620-524-0080. 

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