Leavenworth, KS – Driver Hurt in Rear-end Crash on I-70

Leavenworth, KS - Driver Hurt in Rear-end Crash on I-70

Leavenworth, KS (May 7, 2024) – On Monday, May 6, a driver was injured after a two-vehicle crash in the Leavenworth area. The accident was reported on Interstate 70 EB near mile marker 210 that afternoon around 3:25 p.m. Local reports revealed that two vehicles were traveling eastbound on the interstate at the time of the crash. 

It was later reported that 49-year-old Brent Blackman of Topeka was driving a 2017 Kia Forte while 37-year-old Henry Arce of Grand Prairie, TX was operating a 2023 Dodge Ram Promaster van. Blackman collided with the rear of the van before traveling around the vehicle. Another vehicle got in front of the Kia to prevent Blackman from fleeing the scene. Blackman reversed the Forte before leaving the roadway to the right. Arce was injured and treated at the scene by attending medical personnel. No further information on the accident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Kansas Rear-end Collisions

Earlton, KS - One Killed, Another Hurt in Head-on Crash on US-169The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in a recent year, 32.5 percent of all motor vehicle collisions were rear-end collisions. Approximately 7.1 percent of all accident fatalities and 31.1 percent of all traffic injuries involve rear impacts, making them one of the most commonly reported crashes on American roadways. Most of the time, these collisions are caused by careless or distracted drivers who are unable to stop in time. If you or a loved one is hurt in an accident, you may be able to pursue loss compensation in cooperation with a qualified lawyer. You might be able to pursue a claim for compensation if you or a loved one is severely injured in an automobile accident with the help of a trained Leavenworth personal injury attorney. You do not want to be on your own during this difficult time. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law is ready to help you fight for your full recovery. Contact our offices today at 620-524-0080. 

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