Emporia, KS – Driver Injured in Rear-end Accident on K-99

Emporia, KS - Driver Injured in Rear-end Accident on K-99

Emporia, KS (July 6, 2024) – A driver was hurt following a rear-end crash in the Emporia area on Friday, July 5. The accident took place on K-99 NB near Road 150 that afternoon around 4:45 p.m. Local reports revealed that a 2011 Cadillac Escalade and a 2010 Chevrolet Traverse were traveling northbound on the highway leading up to the crash. 

Local reports indicated that the driver of the Chevy, 24-year-old Neida Rosales of Emporia, slowed to make a left turn on the highway. Her Traverse was hit from behind by the Cadillac, driven by 81-year-old Charles P. Jeanneret of Olpe. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide the necessary medical aid. Rosales was transported by ambulance to Newman Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. No further updates on the crash are currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is in progress. 

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

Rear-end Crashes in Kansas

Emporia, KS - Driver Injured in Rear-end Accident on K-99Certain types of crashes are hard to avoid. One such collision is a rear-end crash. According to the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), an estimated 6 percent of traffic fatalities each year involve rear-end impacts. Still, they make up one of the most common categories of car accidents in the United States, accounting for 28 percent of all reported crashes on average. Every year, there are over 1.7 million rear-end collisions on American roads Approximately 1,700 people die and 500,000 are injured as a result of rear-end crashes each year. If you or someone close to you is hurt in a collision, it is important that you are ready to pursue a strong personal injury claim with the help of a trained attorney. 

The decisions you make following a car crash are important. You do not want to find yourself a victim during this difficult time. A competent Emporia car accident lawyer will be able to fight for your full recovery. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080 to get the most out of your case. 

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