Leon, KS – Driver Hurt in Stop Sign Crash at US-400 & Pickrell Rd

Leon, KS - Driver Hurt in Stop Sign Crash at US-400 & Pickrell Rd

Leon, KS (June 2, 2024) – A driver was hurt after another motorist failed to yield at a stop sign in the Leon area on Saturday, June 1. The accident was reported at the intersection of US-400 and SW Pickrell Road late that night around 6:04 p.m. It was reported that a 2009 GMC 3500 pickup truck driven by 22-year-old Adam Bouldjadj of El Dorado was stopped at the intersection. 

At the same time, 63-year-old Robert Hammons of Leon was traveling westbound on the highway in a 2019 Ford Ranger pickup truck. Local reports indicated that Bouldjadj failed to yield to Hammons and entered the intersection while attempting to make a left turn, causing both vehicles to collide. The Ford crashed into the driver’s side of the GMC. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. Both Hammons and his passenger, 70-year-old Doris Hammons also from Leon, were transported to Wesley Medical Center for the treatment of sustained injuries. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident is being handled by local law enforcement officials. 

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

Stop Sign Collisions in Kansas

Leon, KS - Driver Hurt in Stop Sign Crash at US-400 & Pickrell RdYou are putting yourself in the path of an approaching car every time you pull into an intersection. It is common for drivers to cross an intersection without yielding to oncoming traffic. No one can ever predict what another person would do when operating a motor vehicle. Over 40 percent of all auto crashes occur at intersections, making them one of the most frequent sites for serious collisions, according to the most recent crash statistics. An estimated 20 percent of traffic fatalities and 50 percent of crashes with serious injuries occur at intersections. Around one-third of the 700,000 recorded crashes at stop sign-controlled intersections annually end in injuries. You should contact a Leon car accident lawyer at Bretz Injury Law to pursue a compensation claim. Contact us today at 620-524-0080. 

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