Overland Park, KS – At Least One Hurt in Crash at US-69 & College Blvd

Overland Park, KS - At Least One Hurt in Crash at US-69 & College Blvd

Overland Park, KS (April 21, 2024) – On Saturday, April 20, there were reported injuries after a car accident in the area of Overland Park. The collision occurred on US-69 near College Boulevard that morning around 10:06 a.m. Emergency crews were quickly sent to the scene to render aid to the involved parties. 

At this time, the severity and number of the resulting injuries have not been confirmed. The crash victims were treated at the scene by attending medical personnel. Those requiring further treatment were later hospitalized by ambulance. The area was temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. No further information on the crash 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.

Distracted Driving Wrecks in Kansas

Overland Park, KS - At Least One Hurt in Crash at US-69 & College BlvdThere are many ways you can put yourself and others at risk on the road. One of the most common is probably distracted driving. With the growing popularity of cell phones and mobile devices, this reckless habit has become widespread nationwide and on Kansas roads. In Kansas, distracted driving incidents resulted in 1,506 injuries and 34 fatalities in a recent five-year study. The data revealed that there are 2,223 distracted driving-related auto accidents on average per year in the state.  Accidents involving distracted drivers resulted in damages of $774,543,350 in a single year in Kansas., and almost 18 percent of all distracted driving crashes in the state are caused by drivers under the age of 25. If you or someone close to you is seriously hurt by a reckless driver, you may be able to pursue a strong claim with the help of a trained lawyer. 

It can be difficult to achieve a full recovery on your own after a serious crash. When you work with a qualified Overland Park car crash lawyer, you will be able to pursue the maximum value of your case. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080. 

Note: The content in this news article concerning an accident is based on information compiled from secondary sources. We have not conducted independent verification of all circumstances related to this incident. If any inaccuracies happen to be found in our publication, we encourage you to contact Bretz Injury Law immediately for rectification. We are committed to updating the article with the most accurate information available. Requests for post-removal will be honored upon notification.

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