Lawrence, KS – Injuries in Collision on Bob Billings Pkwy

Lawrence, KS - Injuries in Collision on Bob Billings Pkwy

Lawrence, KS (May 19, 2024) – At least one person was hurt in the aftermath of an auto accident in the Lawrence area on Thursday, May 16. The collision occurred that afternoon around 2:49 p.m. on Bob Billings Parkway. Local reports indicated that there were injuries at the scene. 

Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to render the necessary aid to the involved parties. Ambulances were available to transport the injured parties to local hospitals for further support. No updates on the conditions of the involved parties have been provided. Local authorities advised nearby drivers to avoid the scene and to prepare for significant delays. No additional information on the accident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash. 

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

Distracted Driving Crashes in Kansas

Lawrence, KS - Injuries in Collision on Bob Billings PkwyIn the United States, distracted driving is becoming a major cause of a large number of fatal auto accidents, and here in Kansas, it is not unusual to witness drivers using their phones while behind the wheel. Even something as innocent as sending a single text message can be risky. By the time you are done, you could have traveled the length of a football field when traveling at highway speeds. Almost 400,000 Americans suffered severe injuries and over 3,200 Americans lost their lives as a result of distracted driving in a single year. Distracted driving behaviors include texting, talking to passengers, and tinkering with the GPS while operating a vehicle. All these behaviors raise the possibility of an unintentional collision. You must be ready to pursue a strong claim for compensation with the help of a qualified lawyer after a serious crash. 

It is never in your favor to try and manage your case on your own. A qualified Lawrence personal injury lawyer will be ready to help you during your recovery. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law has a proven track record of helping injured parties pursue successful cases. Contact us today at 620-524-0080. 

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