Grandview, KS – Woman Dies in Head-on Collision at US-50 & US-283

Grandview, KS - Woman Dies in Head-on Collision at US-50 & US-283

Grandview, KS (May 23, 2024) – A Kansas woman was killed following a head-on crash in the Grandview area on Tuesday, May 21. The deadly accident was reported at the crossing of US-50 and US-283 in Ford County that evening just before 6 p.m. Local reports revealed that a 2019 Ford passenger vehicle driven by 62-year-old William M. Redd of Borger, TX, was turning southbound onto US-283 from US-50 at the time of the crash. 

Redd entered the path of an eastbound 2014 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by 23-year-old Chantelle L. Scott of Wright. Both vehicles collided head-on and traveled south into a nearby ditch. Emergency responders were quickly dispatched to the scene. Scott and her passenger, 25-year-old Derrick J. Sprott of Spearville, were transported to CommonSpirit St. Catherine’s Hospital – Dodge City for the treatment of sustained injuries. Scott was later pronounced dead. No further information on the incident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials have an ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery. 

Deadly Head-on Crashes in Kansas

Grandview, KS - Woman Dies in Head-on Collision at US-50 & US-283Head-on collisions are far more likely to result in fatal injuries. Compared to other collisions, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) estimates that the fatality rate in these crashes is approximately 56 percent. Many factors can lead to a collision, but in head-on impacts, it is usually driver distraction or inclement roadway conditions. Head-on collisions can be deadly. Despite making up less than 2 percent of all reported crashes nationwide, head-on crashes contribute to nearly 10 percent of all traffic fatalities that occur on American roadways annually. If someone close to you is killed in a sudden crash, you should consult a Grandview wrongful death lawyer to get the most out of your case. The competent legal team at Bretz Injury Law is prepared to fight for your legal rights. Call us today at 620-524-0080. 

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