Lenexa, KS – Driver Hurt in Rollover at I-35 & College Blvd

Lenexa, KS - Driver Hurt in Rollover at I-35 & College Blvd

Lenexa, KS (May 22, 2024) – On Tuesday, May 21, a driver was injured after a rollover accident in the Lenexa area. The accident took place on Interstate 35 SB in Johnson County near College Boulevard late that evening around 6:59 p.m. Local reports revealed that the crash occurred when a driver rear-ended a slow-moving vehicle in the right lane. 

It was later reported that 39-year-old Jamie Ortega of Liberty, MO, was traveling southbound in the right lane in a 2011 Freightliner tractor-trailer. It was then that a 2010 Honda Civic driven by 34-year-old Ashley N. Trout of Baldwin City crashed into the rear of the rig. The impact caused the Civic to overturn. A nearby 2014 Subaru Forrester driven by 29-year-old Mark E. Cox of Overland Park was hit by the resulting debris. Trout was transported to Overland Park Regional Hospital by ambulance for the treatment of sustained injuries. No further information on the incident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress. 

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

Rollover Accidents in Kansas

Lenexa, KS - Driver Hurt in Rollover at I-35 & College BlvdIt is important that you are prepared in the event of a crash. Few types of accidents are as catastrophic as a rollover. When a vehicle overturns, the occupants of the vehicle are at risk of being seriously hurt. In some cases, they can be ejected, especially if they are unrestrained. Unfortunately, the majority of rollover fatalities involve unrestrained occupants, making up an estimated 75 percent of related deaths each year. However, it does not mean those who are are completely safe. Statistics show that over 33 percent of victims were still ejected even while they were wearing seat belts. It is important that you are ready to pursue a claim for compensation with the help of a qualified Lenexa car accident lawyer after a serious crash. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law is ready to fight for your full recovery. If you have any questions, we can answer them during a free consultation. Call us today at 620-524-0080.

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