Kansas City, KS – Two Hurt in Crash with Trailer on I-70 near I-435

Kansas City, KS - Two Hurt in Crash with Trailer on I-70 near I-435

Kansas City, KS (March 19, 2024) – Two people were injured after a two-vehicle crash in the Kansas City area on Monday, March 18. The accident was reported early that morning at around 6:10 a.m. on Interstate 70 WB near Interstate 435. Local reports revealed that a 2022 Dodge Charger driven by Vanessa Lupian Moreno of Charlotte, NC was traveling westbound on the interstate at the time of the crash. 

At the same time, a 2022 Great Dane operated by 61-year-old Grant Carroll Dorsey of Greenwood, MO was on the ramp from I-435 to I-70. The Dodge crashed into the side of the trailer. The Charger came to a rest in the far lane of the highway. Moreno and her passenger, 28-year-old Ezrah Adams also of Charlotte, were transported to Providence Hospital for treatment of sustained injuries. No other injuries were reported in the accident. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

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

Semi-trailer Crashes in Kansas

Kansas City, KS - Two Hurt in Crash with Trailer on I-70 near I-435When a smaller vehicle is involved in a crash with a large semi-truck, the resulting injuries and damages will almost always be catastrophic. When fully loaded, a commercial vehicle can weigh up to 70,000 pounds. When traveling at highway speeds, those traveling in a passenger car do not stand a chance in a crash. There are more than 5,000 fatalities reported annually in collisions involving large trucks in the state, with many more suffering life-threatening injuries. It can be hard to navigate this difficult time on your own, and it is key that you are ready to pursue a claim for compensation with the help of a qualified lawyer. 

You will likely have many questions after being hurt in an 18-wheeler accident. Only a qualified Kansas City semi-truck crash lawyer will be ready to get you the compensation you are owed. The team of lawyers at Bretz Injury Law has a proven track of helping injured parties recover. Call us today at 620-524-0080. 

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