Overland Park, KS – Injuries in Car Accident at I-635 & I-35

Overland Park, KS - Injuries in Car Accident at I-635 & I-35

Overland Park, KS (May 20, 2024) – There were confirmed injuries in the aftermath of a car accident in the Overland Park area on Sunday, May 19. The accident was reported late that night around 11:14 p.m. on the Interstate 635 SB ramp to Interstate 35 NB. At least one person involved in the crash was hurt, but the severity and number of the resulting injuries have not yet been determined. 

The injured parties were provided aid at the scene by attending medical personnel. Those requiring further support were later transferred to a local hospital for support. At this time, the circumstances leading to the accident have not yet been provided. The area was closed for several hours while emergency crews were present, and tow trucks were quickly dispatched to clear the scene and reopen the road to outside traffic. No further information is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in the hands of 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 Crashes in Kansas

Overland Park, KS - Injuries in Car Accident at I-635 & I-35Distracted driving seems to be everywhere. It has quickly become one of the leading causes of serious crashes nationwide and is a serious problem here in Kansas. According to statistics, from 2017 to 2021, distracted drivers were responsible for 409 traffic deaths in the state of Kansas. That comes to around 81 deaths annually, or almost 1.5 deaths every week. Additional research reveals that driver distraction was a factor in nearly 22 percent of the 1,989 road fatalities recorded in Kansas over that period. Every year, thousands of people nationwide are murdered by distracted drivers, with texting and driving being among the deadliest offenders. If an unplanned collision injures you or a loved one, a knowledgeable Overland Park personal injury lawyer can assist you in making a strong claim. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law has a proven history of fighting for successful injury claims. Contact our offices today at 620-524-0080 to get started on your case. 

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