Kansas City, KS – Two Hurt in Rear-end Crash on I-70

Kansas City, KS - Two Hurt in Rear-end Crash on I-70

Kansas City, KS (May 15, 2024) – On Tuesday, May 14, two people were injured after a vehicle collision in the Kansas City area. The accident was reported on Interstate 70 EB near mile marker 421 in Wyandotte County that evening around 7:45 p.m. Local reports revealed that two vehicles were traveling eastbound on the interstate at the time of the accident. 

Local reports revealed that 67-year-old Robert O’Dell of Omaha, NE was driving a 2012 Ford F-150 pickup truck on the highway as a 2010 Buick Lacrosse driven by 37-year-old Courtney Moore of Keokuk, IA was traveling behind him. For unknown reasons, Moore crashed into the rear of O’Dell’s pickup. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. Both drivers were treated at the scene for sustained injuries. No updates on the conditions of the involved parties have been provided at this time. No further information on the incident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash 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 - Two Hurt in Rear-end Crash on I-70You can never really know if or when you will be involved in a serious car accident. You will never be able to predict when someone is going to hit you from behind unless your eyes are fixed on the rearview mirror. Over 1.7 million rear-end crashes are reported annually in the United States, making them the most common type of crash in the nation. On average, these over two million rear-end crashes result in 1,700 fatalities and 500,000 injuries each year. These accidents happen when a driver crashes into the rear of another vehicle, and these types of collisions can easily result in neck or spinal injuries. If you or a loved one is critically wounded in an accident, you may be able to pursue a personal injury claim with the help of a skilled Kansas car accident attorney. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080 to get started on your case. 

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