Kansas City, KS – Injuries in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-70

Kansas City, KS - Injuries in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-70

Kansas City, KS (May 22, 2024) – There were confirmed injuries following a pileup collision in the Kansas City area on Tuesday, May 21. The accident occurred on Interstate 70 EB near mile marker 416 that afternoon around 3:59 p.m. Local reports revealed that four vehicles were traveling eastbound on the interstate leading up to the crash. 

It was later reported that 41-year-old James Bohanna Jr. from Independence, MO, was headed east in a 2021 Kia K5 when the driver lost control and crashed into the rear of a 2015 Toyota 4Runner driven by 21-year-old Akou Amedanou of Kansas City. It was then that a 2004 Acura TL driven by 57-year-old Abraham Gaspar Mendez of Kansas City hit the rear of a 2008 Nissan Altima driven by 21-year-old Mariela Tinoco of Kansas City, MO. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene, and Amedanou was treated at the scene for sustained injuries. No further information on the crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident is in progress. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Rear-end Collisions in Kansas

Kansas City, KS - Injuries in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-70The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in a recent year, 32.5 percent of all motor vehicle crashes were rear-end collisions. Rear-end collisions account for 31.1 percent of all traffic injuries and 7.1 percent of all accident fatalities on American highways, making them one of the most often reported types of crashes nationwide. Most of the time, these crashes are caused by careless or inattentive drivers who are unable to stop in time to avoid the impact. If you or a loved one is hurt in an accident, you may be able to pursue loss compensation in cooperation with a qualified lawyer.

You may feel that your life will never be the same after a serious crash. A competent Kansas City personal injury lawyer will be able to fight for your full recovery. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law is prepared to assist you at every stage of your case. Call us today at 620-524-0080.

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