Leawood, KS – Pedestrian Fatally Struck at Chadwick & W 135th St

Leawood, KS - Pedestrian Fatally Struck at Chadwick & W 135th St

Leawood, KS (March 10, 2024) – Early on Sunday, March 10, a pedestrian was killed after a traffic accident in the Leawood area. The deadly accident occurred at the corner of Chadwick and W. 135th Street early that morning at around 4:30 a.m. Emergency crews were quickly dispatched after being notified of a pedestrian-vehicle accident. 

The victim was traveling on foot when they were hit by an oncoming motor vehicle. Despite life-saving measures from first responders, the injured party suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver involved in the accident remained at the scene and cooperated with responding officials. 

The deceased party was later identified as 45-year-old Overland Park. No further information on the fatal pedestrian crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the deadly accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Kansas

Leawood, KS - Pedestrian Fatally Struck at Chadwick & W 135th StMany Kansas residents choose to walk around in order to enjoy a beautiful day. Unfortunately, pedestrians are far from safe when sharing the road with motor vehicles. Statistics show that about 9 percent of traffic fatalities in Kansas City involve pedestrians, and about 40 percent of these deaths involve non-drivers. There were 360 pedestrian accidents in Kansas City that resulted in 22 fatalities last year, with one pedestrian accident occurring nearly every day. The number of pedestrian deaths is on the rise across the country. It is key that you are able to partner with a skilled attorney in order to pursue a claim for compensation following a deadly pedestrian crash. 

Dealing with a deadly crash is never easy. In an instant, you can lose someone close to you due to the actions of a reckless driver. A trained Leawood wrongful death lawyer can help you navigate the aftermath of a deadly pedestrian accident. The skilled legal team at Bretz Injury Law is here to help you during this difficult time. We want to make sure you can pursue justice. Call us today at 620-524-0080 to get started on your wrongful death claim. 

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