Hedville, KS – Virginia Man Dies in Head-on Truck Accident on I-70

Hedville, KS - Virginia Man Dies in Head-on Truck Accident on I-70

Hedville, KS (March 11, 2024) – On Sunday, March 10, a Virginia man was killed following a head-on crash with a semi-truck outside of Hedville. The deadly accident occurred on Interstate 70 just before midnight. The victim was traveling eastbound on the highway as a commercial truck was traveling west. 

The two vehicles collided head-on at the scene. Emergency responders were quickly dispatched to render the necessary aid. The driver of the passenger car suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver and a passenger were transported to a local hospital for treatment. The area was temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in the hands of local law enforcement officials. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Semi-truck Accidents in Kansas

Hedville, KS - Virginia Man Dies in Head-on Truck Accident on I-70When you are involved in a crash with a large commercial truck, it can be life-changing. The majority of trucking accidents in Kansas involve passenger cars, and occupants of these smaller cars are much more likely to suffer serious injuries. There are more than 500,000 trucking accidents reported annually across the United States, resulting in thousands of deaths and many more serious injuries. Kansas has one of the highest rates of fatal trucking accidents in the country, with nearly 14 percent of roadway fatalities in the state in 2021 involving a large truck. If you lost someone close to you in a deadly 18-wheeler crash, you should partner with a trained lawyer in order to pursue a wrongful death claim. 

It can be hard to recover from the aftermath of a trucking accident on your own. It is key that you are prepared to take the necessary steps to maximize your financial recovery. The at-fault party needs to be held responsible for their actions if you want to pursue justice. A qualified Hedville semi-truck crash lawyer will be able to assist you. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080. 

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