Manhattan, KS – Two Hurt in Ecoline Van Crash at Marlatt Ave & KS-113

Manhattan, KS - Two Hurt in Ecoline Van Crash at Marlatt Ave & KS-113

Manhattan, KS (March 23, 2024) – A vehicle collision in the Manhattan area on Friday, March 22, resulted in two confirmed injuries. The accident took place in Riley County at around 4:30 p.m. at the crossing of Marlatt Avenue and KS-113. Local reports from the Kansas Highway Patrol indicated that 22-year-old Spencer M. Berry of Manhattan was heading westbound in a 1996 GMC SC1 leading up to the crash. 

Berry reportedly failed to yield the right of way and collided with a 2003 Ford Econoline driven by 63-year-old Mark R. Pixley, also from Manhattan. Emergency crews were quickly dispatched in order to render the necessary aid. Both Pixley and Berry were transported by ambulance to Via Christi in Manhattan. Berry was later transferred to Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. No additional information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is underway. 

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

Intersection Crashes in Kansas

Manhattan, KS - Two Hurt in Ecoline Van Crash at Marlatt Ave & KS-113Every time you enter an intersection, you are potentially entering the path of an oncoming vehicle. Most of us will enter several intersections during our daily commutes without giving it a second thought. However, statistics show that these are more likely to be the site of a serious collision. In fact, nearly 40 percent of reported traffic accidents occur at intersections, and failure to yield the right of way is the leading contributor to these crashes. An estimated 50 percent of injury crashes and 20 percent of traffic deaths occur at crossroads. If you or someone close to you is unfairly hurt by the actions of a reckless driver, you must be prepared to pursue a strong claim for compensation with the help of a trained attorney. 

Your very way of life is often on the line after a serious crash. It is important that you consult with a trained Manhattan personal injury lawyer in order to maximize your recovery. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080 to discuss your case with a trained lawyer. 

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