Oakley, KS – Two Hurt in Semi-Truck Crash on I-70

Oakley, KS - Two Hurt in Semi-Truck Crash on I-70

Oakley, KS (June 10, 2024) – On Sunday, June 9, two people were injured after a collision involving a commercial truck in the Oakley area. The accident was reported on Interstate 70 early that morning, around 6:22 a.m. Local reports revealed that a 51-year-old man from Delray Beach, FL was driving a 2022 Freightliner semi-trailer hauling a trailer traveling westbound on the interstate. 

For unknown reasons, the semi left the road and went onto the shoulder. When the driver attempted to re-enter the interstate, the semi rolled onto its side. Both the truck driver and his passenger, a 49-year-old man from Stamford, CT, were transported to Thomas County Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. No updates on the conditions of the involved parties are currently available. The area was temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. No further information on the incident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

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

Semi-Truck Accidents in Kansas

Oakley, KS - Two Hurt in Semi-Truck Crash on I-70It is normal to feel anxious and consumed when driving alongside a big truck. This is due to the fact that everyone is aware of how disastrous these enormous vehicles can be in an accident. The number of deadly trucking accidents is increasing, which should be a serious cause for concern.  A total of 3,316 large or heavy vehicle crashes were reported in Kansas in 2021, and these crashes resulted in both death and seriously injured injuries. In the event that you or a loved one sustains unjustifiable injuries in a trucking accident, you should be ready to start building a strong compensation claim with the help of a knowledgeable attorney.

Your ability to achieve a full recovery is important, especially after a crash involving a large semi-truck. It is always in your best interests to work closely with a qualified Oakley semi-truck accident lawyer to get the most out of your case. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080 to get started on your case. 

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