Overland Park, KS – Car Wreck Results in Injuries at I-35 & 87th St

Overland Park, KS - Car Wreck Results in Injuries at I-35 & 87th St

Overland Park, KS (April 24, 2024) – At least one person was injured following a traffic accident in the Overland Park area on Tuesday, April 23. The collision was reported on Interstate 35 NB near W. 87th Street NW that afternoon around 1:06 p.m. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to render the necessary aid. 

There were confirmed injuries at the scene, but the number and severity of the resulting injuries have not yet been determined. The injured parties were treated at the scene before being transferred to a local hospital for further treatment. The area was temporarily closed while authorities were present, and tow trucks were needed to remove the resulting wreckage and other debris in order to reopen the area to outside traffic. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash 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 Collisions in Kansas

Overland Park, KS - Car Wreck Results in Injuries at I-35 & 87th StAcross the country, one of the most common reasons for catastrophic traffic accidents is distracted driving. In Kansas, it was the cause of 84 documented crashes in the past year. Distracted driving can cause you to take your eyes off the road roughly 10 percent of the time, and texting while driving is extremely dangerous. You could easily travel the length of a football field at highway speeds in the time it takes to send one text message, which is more than enough time to cause a catastrophic collision. If you were hurt in a crash and want to pursue a full recovery, it is always recommended that you partner with a trained attorney. 

Your very way of life can be on the line after a serious crash, and you need to treat your recovery with the respect necessary. A qualified Overland Park personal injury lawyer will be able to fight for your legal rights during this difficult time. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080. 

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