Overland Park, KS – Car Wreck with Injuries at Metcalf Ave & Hamilton Dr

Overland Park, KS - Car Wreck with Injuries at Metcalf Ave & Hamilton Dr

Overland Park, KS (July 10, 2024) – There were confirmed injuries after a car accident in the Overland Park area on Tuesday, July 9. The collision was reported that afternoon around 3:02 p.m. at the corner of Metcalf Avenue and Hamilton Drive. At least one person involved in the crash was hurt. 

At this time, the severity and number of the resulting injuries have not been confirmed. Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. The crash victims were later transported to a local hospital by ambulance for additional support The circumstances leading to the crash were not included in the initial reports. The area was closed for several hours while local authorities worked to clear the scene, and tow trucks were needed to clear the resulting wreckage and other debris. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local authorities, and more updates will be provided as it continues. 

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

Distracted Driving Crashes in Kansas

Overland Park, KS - Car Wreck with Injuries at Metcalf Ave & Hamilton DrDistracted driving puts everyone’s safety on the road at risk. Approximately 14,000 deadly distracted driving collisions were reported nationwide between 2017 and 2021. A combined 3,522 people nationwide lost their lives as a result of distracted driving in 2021 alone. The probability of being involved in a serious collision increases with even minor distractions, like conversing with a passenger or messing with the radio, and recent studies have found that distracted motorists have their eyes off the road nearly 10 percent of the time. Distracted driving has become a more prevalent issue in recent years, as evidenced by the fact that in Kansas in 2022, distracted drivers were involved in about 17 percent of all auto accidents. If you or someone close to you is hurt in a crash, you should consult with a qualified Overland Park personal injury 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 claim. 

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