Montezuma, KS – Injuries in Deadly Truck Accident at GG Rd & CR 10

Montezuma, KS - Injuries in Deadly Truck Accident at GG Rd & CR 10

Montezuma, KS (May 10, 2024) – One person was killed and another was injured after a collision involving a commercial truck outside of Montezuma on Thursday, May 9. The deadly accident took place at the intersection of GG Road and County Road 10 early that morning around 10:35 a.m. Local reports revealed that a 2016 Ford F-550 pickup truck halting a farm tractor collided with a 2013 Kenworth hauling a trailer. 

It was later revealed that 52-year-old Bruce Sonday from Montezuma was headed eastbound in the Ford as a 69-year-old man from Ulysses was traveling north in the Kenworth. It was reported that Sonday failed to yield to the truck, and the two vehicles collided. Sonday suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead. The Ulysses man was transported to Garden City Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. No further information on the deadly crash is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery. 

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Montezuma, KS - Injuries in Deadly Truck Accident at GG Rd & CR 10It is common to experience anxiety when driving beside a commercial truck. These enormous vehicles are involved in over 500,000 collisions every year, which cause over 5,000 fatalities and numerous severe injuries. When fully loaded, a large commercial rig can weigh up to 70,000 pounds, and massive trucks pose a particular risk in collisions with passenger automobiles. Many passenger cars are involved in trucking accidents across the United States. Truck drivers are frequently to blame for these collisions because they are pressured to work long hours on the road, which leads them to make unsafe judgments that end in catastrophic collisions. It can be difficult to move on after a serious trucking accident on your own. A competent Montezuma truck accident lawyer will be able to fight for your full recovery during this difficult time. The team of attorneys at Bretz Injury Law can be reached today at 620-524-0080.

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