Overland Park, KS – Driver Hurt in Rear-end Crash at I-35 & 87th St

Overland Park, KS - Driver Hurt in Rear-end Crash at I-35 & 87th St

Overland Park, KS (May 2, 2024) – A driver was injured after a rear-end collision in the Overland Park area on Wednesday, May 1. The accident was reported on Interstate 35 NB near S. 87th Street late that evening around 6:08 p.m. Local reports revealed that a 2017 Chevrolet Cruze and a 2023 Toyota Rav4 were headed northbound at the time of the accident. 

According to local sources, 20-year-old Aliyah Mae Raynor of Kansas City, KS, was traveling north in the Chevy behind the Toyota, driven by 41-year-old Lanzhou Ou of Monterey Park, CA. Traffic on the interstate slowed down quickly, causing Ou to slow the Rav4. Raynor crashed into the rear of the Toyota. Ou was injured in the collision and transported to Overland Park Regional Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. No other injuries were reported in the accident. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Rear-end Collisions in Kansas

Overland Park, KS - Driver Hurt in Rear-end Crash at I-35 & 87th StAccording to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), rear-end crashes accounted for 32.5 percent of all motor vehicle collisions in a recent year. In fact, these types of crashes are the most common on American roads, accounting for around 7 percent of all accident fatalities and 31.1 percent of roadway injuries. The majority of the time, reckless or inattentive drivers who are unable to stop in time are responsible for these crashes. In collaboration with an experienced attorney, you might be able to seek loss compensation if you or a loved one is injured in an accident. If you or someone close to you is seriously hurt in a car accident, you may be able to pursue a claim for compensation with the help of a trained lawyer. 

Your very way of life is often on the line after a serious crash. A trained Overland Park car accident lawyer at Bretz Injury Law is here to help. Contact our offices today at 620-524-0080. 

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