Kansas City, KS – Driver Hurt in Two-Vehicle Collision on I-70

Kansas City, KS - Driver Hurt in Two-Vehicle Collision on I-70

Kansas City, KS (April 21, 2024) – On Saturday, April 20, there were confirmed injuries after a collision in the Kansas City area. The accident was reported on Interstate 70 EB that afternoon around 12:53 p.m. Local reports revealed that two vehicles were traveling eastbound at the time of the crash. 

It was reported that a 2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 driven by 38-year-old Franklin Morris of Phoenix, AZ, was headed east at the same time as a 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by 84-year-old Dominic Messina of Independence, MO. The two vehicles collided for unknown reasons. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene to render aid. Messina was reportedly hurt in the crash and provided aid by attending paramedics. No additional information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

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

Car Crashes in Kansas

Kansas City, KS - Driver Hurt in Two-Vehicle Collision on I-70Driving is a way of life in Kansas. The longer you drive, the higher your risk of getting involved in a major accident. The Kansas Traffic Crash Facts Book states that in 2021, there were 57,598 recorded auto accidents in the state of Kansas. On the state’s roadways that year, 12,874 people were hurt in crashes, with 381 fatal accidents that claimed 424 lives. Across the country, there are over six million recorded car crashes annually, with over two million people suffering lifelong injuries and 40,000 people losing their lives. Seeking legal counsel is always recommended if you want to pursue a strong compensation claim with the help of a trained lawyer. 

Your very way of life can be in danger after a serious auto accident. Our Kansas City car crash lawyers understand how difficult it can be to be unfairly hurt by a reckless motorist. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law is ready to fight for your full and fair recovery after a serious auto accident. Contact our law offices today at 620-524-0080 to get started on your case with the help of a skilled lawyer. 

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