Overland Park, KS – 158th St & Metcalf Ave Crash with Injuries

Overland Park, KS - 158th St & Metcalf Ave Crash with Injuries

Overland Park, KS (April 19, 2024) – At least one person was hurt after a car crash in the area of Overland Park. The collision took place at the corner of W. 158th Street and Metcalf Avenue that afternoon around 2:17 p.m. The injured parties were provided aid at the scene by attending medical personnel. 

There were confirmed injuries at the scene, but the extent of the resulting damages has not yet been confirmed. Ambulances were available to transport the injured parties to local hospitals for further support. The road was closed for several hours while paramedics were present, and tow trucks were later dispatched to clear the resulting debris. No further information on the crash is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident. 

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

High-Speed Crashes in Kansas

Overland Park, KS - 158th St & Metcalf Ave Crash with InjuriesThere are several things you can do to greatly increase your risk of getting into an accident when driving. One particularly dangerous habit that is common on Kansas highways is speeding. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that between 2020 and 2021, the number of fatalities associated with speeding increased by more than 8 percent, with 12,330 people losing their lives in high-speed crashes in 2021 alone. Approximately one-third of all road fatalities in the nation are caused by speeding drivers. Drivers who violate the speed limit and cause a serious collision may be held liable for any injuries and other damages by filing a personal injury lawsuit.

Reckless drivers are all over Kansas roads. You do not want to leave yourself exposed during this difficult time. Only a qualified Overland car crash lawyer will be able to get you the maximum value of your case. The trained legal team at Bretz Injury Law is ready to fight for your full and fair recovery. If you are ready to get started on your case, we are just a phone call away. Contact our law offices today at 620-524-0080 to discuss your case with a trained lawyer. 

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