Kansas City, KS – Two Hurt in Car Accident on I-70

Kansas City, KS - Two Hurt in Car Accident on I-70

Kansas City, KS (March 8, 2024) – Two people were hurt after a vehicle collision in the Kansas City area on Thursday, March 7. The crash occurred that afternoon at around 1:51 p.m. on Interstate 70 near mile marker 415. Local reports revealed that a 2003 Nissan 350Z driven by 19-year-old Joseph Lor of Kansas City was traveling eastbound on the highway. 

The driver was traveling too fast for roadway conditions when the vehicle spun out. A 2016 Chevrolet Cruze driven by 34-year-old Hugo Serrano-Nicholas swerved to avoid crashing into the Nissan and hit a barrier wall. Serrano-Nicholas and his passenger, 32-year-old Elizabeth Serrano, were transported to KU Medical Center for treatment of sustained injuries. 

There was also a juvenile in the vehicle, but no information on their condition was provided. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is in the hands of 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 - Two Hurt in Car Accident on I-70A car accident can happen at almost any time when traveling on or near the road, and statistics show that collisions continue to be the leading cause of death and serious injury across the country. In the United States, there are more than six million car crashes reported, resulting in two million permanent injuries and over 40,000 fatalities. Driver distraction, speeding, and intoxication are some of the many potential factors that can contribute to a car accident. However, statistics show that nearly 90 percent of crashes involve some form of human error. 

The steps you take after a crash can determine the rest of your life. Your health and recovery should be priorities following a life-threatening collision, and a trained Kansas City car crash lawyer can help you during this difficult time. Bretz Injury Law is a well-respected law firm with years of experience pursuing successful injury claims. We are ready to get to work on your case to help you obtain a full recovery. Contact us today at 620-524-0080. 

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