Junction City, KS – Abilene Man Hurt in Rear-end Crash on I-70

Junction City, KS - Abilene Man Hurt in Rear-end Crash on I-70

Junction City, KS (April 5, 2024) – On Thursday, April 4, an Abilene man was injured after a rear-end collision in the area of Junction City. The incident was reported on Interstate 70 underneath the Milford Lake Road bridge late that night around 6:30 p.m. Local reports revealed that a 2000 GMC Sierra pickup truck was headed eastbound in the right lane at the time of the crash. 

The pickup crashed into the rear of a 2016 Chevy Silverado pickup truck hauling a Gator Made trailer that was parked on the south shoulder and had merged into traffic traveling at 15 miles per hour. The driver of the GMC, 32-year-old Jacob Thomas Stevenson of Abilene, was injured. He was transported by ambulance to Stormont Vail Hospital for treatment. The other driver, identified as 23-year-old William J. Carter of Russellville, KY, was not injured in the impact. No further information on the accident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash. 

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

Kansas Rear-end Collisions in Kansas

Junction City, KS - Abilene Man Hurt in Rear-end Crash on I-70A rear-end crash is almost always unexpected. Unless you have your eyes glued to the rear-view mirror, it is hard to tell when someone is going to hit you from the back. There are more than 1.7 million rear-end collisions reported annually in the United States, easily making up the largest crash category in the nation. With more than 2 million reported instances, rear-end crashes contribute to nearly 1,700 deaths and 500,000 injuries on average every single year. You do not want to leave yourself exposed during the difficult times that follow a serious collision. It is always in your best favor to work with a trained lawyer in order to pursue the highest compensation possible. 

You do not have to pursue a recovery alone after a serious crash. A trained Junction City car crash lawyer can help every step of the way. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080. 

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