Overland Park, KS – I-435 & Metcalf Ave Collision with Injuries

Overland Park, KS - I-435 & Metcalf Ave Collision with Injuries

Overland Park, KS (May 29, 2024) – There were confirmed injuries after an auto accident in the Overland Park area on Tuesday, May 28. The crash was reported on Interstate 435 EB near Metcalf Avenue that night around 5:31 p.m. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to render aid to the involved parties.

At least one person was hurt in the crash, but the severity and number of the resulting injuries have not been determined. The injured parties were treated at the scene by attending medical personnel before being transferred by ambulance to a local hospital for additional support. The area was temporarily closed while emergency responders were present. Tow trucks were needed to clear the resulting wreckage and other debris to reopen the roadway to outside traffic. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being handled by local law enforcement officials. 

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

Car Crashes in Kansas

Overland Park, KS - I-435 & Metcalf Ave Collision with InjuriesIt is hard to predict with certainty whether you will be involved in a serious auto accident. In Kansas, there are a lot of careless drivers, which makes the roads far from safe. According to data from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), 90,045 cars were involved in 57,598 collisions in Kansas in 2021. A total of 123,796 persons were involved in these collisions, including drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. In 2022, 379 people lost their lives in 334 tragic crashes. Nearly 12,000 of the 44,000 crashes that year resulted in injuries. It can be difficult to seek a recovery on your own following a catastrophic auto accident. For this reason, it is always in your best interests to work closely with an experienced legal team.

It can be difficult to get back on your feet after a serious auto accident. A competent Overland Park personal injury lawyer will be able to fight for your full recovery. 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.

Disclaimer: Our intention in sharing news about accidents is to highlight driving hazards, fostering increased caution among motorists to prevent serious injuries in collisions. Please note that this news post does not constitute a business solicitation. The content herein is not intended to provide medical or legal advice. Additionally, the featured image accompanying this post was not taken at the scene of the depicted accident.

Previous PostNext Post