Newton, KS – Critical Injuries in Collision at Washington Rd & Pine St

Newton, KS - Critical Injuries in Collision at Washington Rd & Pine St

Newton, KS (March 20, 2024) – There were several confirmed injuries after a vehicle collision in the Newton area. The accident took place at the corner of Washington Road and Pine Street that afternoon at around 2 p.m. Local paramedics were rushed to the scene after being notified of a two-car crash. 

A total of five people were hurt in the collision. Two of the victims were in critical condition and transported to local Wichita trauma units for treatment. A third person at the scene was also hospitalized. No updates on the conditions of the injured parties have been provided. The area was temporarily closed until tow trucks were able to clear the resulting wreckage and other debris. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is in the hands of local law enforcement officials. 

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

Car Crashes in Kansas

Newton, KS - Critical Injuries in Collision at Washington Rd & Pine StThe road can be a dangerous place, and statistics show that vehicle collisions continue to be the leading cause of death and serious injury for Kansas residents. According to data from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) in 2021, there were 381 deadly collisions in the state that year, with 424 fatalities documented. Additional statistics reveal that 12,871 car crashes took place that year, with 17,476 injuries reported in total. That means a car crash is reported almost every hour somewhere in Kansas. If you or someone close to you is seriously hurt in a collision, you may be able to pursue compensation with the help of a trained attorney. 

The steps you take after a serious crash can determine the rest of your life. You do not want to be left with mounting damages including medical bills and lost income if you are not at fault for the accident. A trained Newton personal injury lawyer will be ready to get to work on your case. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080 to get started on your claim. 

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