Minneapolis, KS – Three Injured in Collision at US-81 & Limestone Rd

Minneapolis, KS - Three Injured in Collision at US-81 & Limestone Rd

Minneapolis, KS (March 2, 2024) – There were confirmed injuries after a car accident in the Minneapolis area on Friday morning, March 1. The collision took place at the corner of US-81 and Limestone Road at around 11:06 a.m. Three people were reportedly hurt in the crash. 

Local reports revealed that a 2017 Nissan Sentra driven by 67-year-old Joyce M. Bacon of Minneapolis was traveling eastbound when they failed to yield at a stop sign. Bacon collided with an oncoming 2008 Ford Fusion driven by 69-year-old Rhonda R. Bunch of Concordia. Emergency responders were quickly dispatched in order to render the necessary aid to the involved parties.

Joyce, their passenger, 74-year-old Marjorie Garst also of Minneapolis, and Bunch were all transported to Salina Regional Health Center for treatment of sustained injuries. The area was temporarily closed while authorities worked to clear the scene. No further information on the accident has been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being handled by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with Joyce M. Bacon, Marjorie Garst, Rhonda R. Bunch, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Intersection Accidents in Kansas

Minneapolis, KS - Three Injured in Collision at US-81 & Limestone RdMost of us will drive through an intersection without thinking twice. However, these seemingly safe areas of the road can be quite dangerous, in reality. Statistics show that nearly half of injury crashes and 20 percent of traffic fatalities take place at intersections across the United States. An estimated 700,000 collisions occur at stop-sign-controlled intersections, with more than 2.5 million intersection crashes being reported each year. 

It is never easy to navigate the aftermath of a life-changing auto accident. The steps you take can impact the rest of your life, and you need to make sure that you are prepared to take the necessary action to maximize your recovery. A trained Minneapolis car accident lawyer can help you during this difficult time to make sure your legal rights are upheld. Bretz Injury Law has a proven track record of helping injured parties pursue successful claims. Call us today at 620-524-0080. 

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