Lawrence, KS – Three Injured in Left Turn Crash on K-10

Lawrence, KS - Three Injured in Left Turn Crash on K-10

Lawrence, KS (March 16, 2024) – A two-vehicle crash outside of Lawrence on Friday, March 15, left three people with injuries. The accident occurred at around 5:31 p.m. on K-10 SB in Douglass County. A 2009 Toyota Camry driven by 62-year-old Dmitri Nizovtsev of Lawrence was in the process of making a left turn onto the highway as a 2012 200 Chrysler driven by 29-year-old Dallas Meakins of Belton, MO. 

The two vehicles collided when the Camry entered the roadway. Nizovtsev and his passenger, 35-year-old Valeriya Kanaeva also of Lawrence, were transported to Stormont Vail Hospital for treatment of sustained injuries. Meakins was also injured and transferred by ambulance to Lawrence Memorial Hospital. No further information on the accident has been provided at this time. 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.

Intersection Crashes in Kansas

Lawrence, KS - Three Injured in Left Turn Crash on K-10Driving through an intersection is just an everyday part of our normal commute. Most people do not think twice about continuing after they get a green light. However, statistics show that intersections can be quite dangerous. In fact, nearly 40 percent of reported crashes nationwide take place at intersections, making up the largest crash category by far. Nearly 50 percent of serious injury accidents and 20 percent of traffic deaths occur at crossroads. Drivers who run stop signs are responsible for more than 700,000 collisions each year, and roughly one-third of these accidents involve injuries. It is key that you are able to maximize your recovery during this difficult time by partnering with a trained personal injury attorney. 

You do not want to leave yourself exposed in the aftermath of a serious collision. The driver responsible for your injuries should be brought to justice and held liable for your injuries and other damages. Only a qualified Lawrence personal injury lawyer will be able to fight for your full and fair recovery. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0038 to get started on your case. 

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