Junction City, KS – Three Hurt After Blown Tire Causes Crash on KS-18

Junction City, KS - Three Hurt After Blown Tire Cause Crash on KS-18

Junction City, KS (February 20, 2024) – On Saturday, February 17, three people were injured after a tire blowout resulted in a car accident in the Manhattan area. The crash occurred on KS-18 that afternoon at around 1:32 p.m. Local reports revealed that a driver from Manhattan was driving a Mazda 3 on the highway when the tire blew. This caused the vehicle to lose control and hit a guardrail. The occupants exited the vehicle and ran toward the westbound lane to signal a 2023 Chevrolet Trailblazer to stop. The driver of a 1999 GMC pickup truck was unable to stop and crashed into the rear of the Chevy. Three people were injured in the collision, and the victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment. No updates on the conditions of the involved parties have been provided at this time.

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials, and more updates will be provided as it continues. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Crashes in Kansas

Junction City, KS - Three Hurt After Blown Tire Cause Crash on KS-18

A serious car accident can happen without warning and leave you with life-changing injuries. In Kansas, car crashes continue to be the leading cause of death and serious injury. According to data from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), there were 381 deadly crashes reported across the state resulting in 424 deaths in 2021. That year, there were 12,871 collisions resulting in 17,476 injuries. The number of traffic deaths in the state was up nearly 10 percent in 2022.

It is important that you are able to pursue a strong claim for compensation with the help of a trained lawyer after a serious collision. You need to know that you are not on your own after a serious crash. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law is here to help you navigate the complicated claims process during this time. If you want to discuss your case with a trained Junction City car crash lawyer, give us a call today at 620-524-0038. 


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