Overland Park, KS – Fatal E-Scooter Crash at 91st St & Metcalf Ave

Overland Park, KS - Fatal E-Scooter Crash at 91st St & Metcalf Ave

Overland Park, KS (March 26, 2024) – There was a fatal crash reported in the Overland Park area on Sunday, March 24, involving an electric scooter. The deadly crash took place at the corner of 91st Street and Metcalf Avenue late that night at around 7:10 p.m. Local sources revealed that a driver was headed eastbound as a man on a scooter was traveling west. 

The driver attempted to make a left turn into a parking lot when they hit the man on the scooter. The injured rider was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead. The deceased party was later identified as 39-year-old Greggory Bennett of Lenexa. No further information on the deadly crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Scooter Accidents in Kansas

E-scooters are a shared component of many growing urban areas, and they have skyrocketed in popularity in recent years. Unfortunately, the people using these devices are often just trying to have fun, and when sharing the road with a large motor vehicle, many are unprepared in the event of a serious crash. Injuries and accidents involving electric scooters are also on the rise, and statistics show that related injuries increased by nearly 22 percent from 2021 to 2022. Scooter riders have limited protection in the event of a crash, and they are at risk of suffering life-threatening injuries. If someone close to you is killed on Kansas roads, you may be able to pursue a claim with the help of a trained wrongful death lawyer. 

You need to do whatever you can to pursue justice after a deadly crash. When you partner with a team of Overland Park personal injury lawyers with proven experience handling wrongful death claims, you will be in a better situation to get the full value of your case. Contact the offices of Bretz InjuryLaw today at 620-524-0080 to get to work on your wrongful death claim. 

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