Lacey, KS – Two Seriously Hurt in Collision at US-83 & CR 31

Lacey, KS - Two Seriously Hurt in Collision at US-83 & CR 31

Lacey, KS (April 5, 2024) – Two people suffered serious injuries following a car accident in the Lacey area on Thursday, April 4. The accident was reported on US-83 near County Road 31 that afternoon at around 3:35 p.m. Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to render aid to the involved parties. 

Local reports revealed that a 52-year-old man from Colby was heading northbound in a 2003 Chevrolet pickup truck on County Road 31 leading up to the accident. A 42-year-old Colorado Springs, CO man was traveling westbound in a 2019 Ford pickup truck on US-83 at the same time. It was later revealed that the driver of the Chevy failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with the Ford after entering the intersection. The impact caused both trucks to end up in a nearby ditch. Both drivers suffered serious injuries and were transported to a local hospital for treatment. No further information on the accident is currently available. 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.

Stop Sign Crashes in Kansas

Lacey, KS - Two Seriously Hurt in Collision at US-83 & CR 31Every time you hit the road, you are essentially putting your life into the hands of another driver. There are many serious car crashes reported each year on Kansas roads, and statistics show that intersections are more likely to be the site of a life-changing collision. Nearly half of serious injury accidents ane 20 percent of roadway fatalities occur at intersections. Stop sign-controlled intersections are the site of nearly 700,000 car crashes each year, with the majority of these involving drivers who fail to yield the right of way. It is important to get to work on your recovery after a serious collision. 

There is often too much on the line to leave your claim to change after a life-changing crash. The steps you take are important, and a trained Lacey personal injury lawyer can help. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080. 

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