Lawrence, KS – Car Wreck Ends in Injuries at Barker Ave & E 23rd St

Lawrence, KS - Car Wreck Ends in Injuries at Barker Ave & E 23rd St

Lawrence, KS (March 20, 2024) – On Monday, March 18, there were confirmed injuries following a traffic accident in the Lawrence area. The accident was reported at the corner of Barker Avenue and E. 23rd Street that morning at around 7:52 a.m. The injured parties were treated by attending medical personnel at the scene. 

The circumstances leading to the collision have not yet been determined. Ambulances were available to transport the injured parties to local hospitals for further support. The area was temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. Tow trucks were later dispatched to clear the site of the resulting wreckage and other debris in order to reopen the roadway. No further information on the accident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing crash investigation. 

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

Distracted Driving Accidents in Kansas

Lawrence, KS - Car Wreck Ends in Injuries at Barker Ave & E 23rd StDriver distraction is incredibly dangerous, and it is unfortunately common across the country and right here in Kansas. According to statistics, from 2017 to 2021, distracted drivers were responsible for 409 traffic deaths in the state of Kansas. That comes to around 81 deaths annually, or almost 1.5 deaths every week. Additional research reveals that driver distraction was a factor in almost 22 percent of the 1,989 road fatalities recorded in Kansas during that time. Every year, thousands of people nationwide are killed by distracted drivers, with texting and driving being among the deadliest offenders. If you or someone close to you is seriously hurt in a car accident, you may be able to pursue a claim for compensation with the help of a trained lawyer. 

You need someone who can help you navigate the complicated claims process after a serious crash. Only a trained Lawrence personal injury lawyer is ready to get you the compensation you are truly owed. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law has a proven track record of helping crash victims achieve full recoveries. Give us a call today at 620-524-0038 to get started on your case. 

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