Kansas City, KS – Injuries in Rear-end Accident at I-35 & Lamar Ave

Kansas City, KS - Injuries in Rear-end Accident at I-35 & Lamar Ave

Kansas City, KS (April 30, 2024) – There were multiple injuries reported after a pileup crash in the Kansas City area on Monday, April 29. The accident was reported on Interstate 35 SB near Lamar Avenue that night around 9:26 p.m. Local reports revealed that three vehicles were headed southbound when a 2006 Pontiac driven by 46-year-old Hardress J. Hartman of Olathe crashed into the rear of a 2016 Toyota driven by 25-year-old Kaytlin A. Bishop of De Soto. 

The impact caused the Toyota to hit the rear of a 2013 Honda SUV driven by a 15-year-old Olathe resident. Hartman was injured and transported to a local hospital for treatment, and Bishop was transported to KU Medical Center by hospital. The driver of the Honda and their passenger, 42-year-old Debra-Kay Diehm of Olathe, were also hurt and hospitalized for treatment. No updates on the accident are currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with Hardress J. Hartman, Kaytlin A. Bishop, Debra-Kay Diehm, the injured teen, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Rear-end Crashes in Kansas

Kansas City, KS - Injuries in Rear-end Accident at I-35 & Lamar AveThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 32.5 percent of all motor vehicle collisions in a recent year involved rear-end crashes. These collisions caused roughly 7 percent of all accident fatalities and 31.1 percent of all injuries, and they are the most commonly reported type of crash in the country. In most cases, these crashes are caused by inattentive or speeding drivers who are not able to stop in time in order to avoid colliding with the rear of a vehicle. If you or someone close to you is hurt in a collision, you may be able to pursue lost compensation by partnering with a trained lawyer. 

The aftermath of a serious crash can be difficult to manage on your own. It is always in your best interests to work closely with a qualified Kansas City personal injury lawyer with a history of pursuing successful claims. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080. 

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