Overland Park, KS – Injuries in Collision at 91st St & Metcalf Ave

Overland Park, KS - Injuries in Collision at 91st St & Metcalf Ave

Overland Park, KS (March 13, 2024) – There were reported injuries in the aftermath of an auto accident in the Overland Park area on Tuesday, March 12. That afternoon at around 3:27 p.m., the accident was reported at the crossing of W. 91st Street and Metcalf Avenue. Emergency responders were quickly dispatched to the scene. 

At least one person involved in the collision was hurt, but the severity of the related damages has not been determined. Ambulances were available to transport the injured parties to local hospitals for further treatment. No updates on the conditions of the involved parties have been provided. The area was temporarily closed as emergency crews were present, and tow trucks were needed to clear the scene and reopen the road to outside traffic. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

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

Kansas Distracted Driving Accidents

Overland Park, KS - Injuries in Collision at 91st St & Metcalf AveAccording to data from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), 18.1 percent of crashes in the state were believed to be caused by distracted driving in 2021. Over 3,000 people annually lose their lives in crashes caused by distracted driving, and hundreds of thousands more suffer life-changing injuries. One of the worst offenses is texting and driving, and the increasing use of cell phones has made this practice much more common across the country. Statistics indicate that you can take your eyes off the road almost 10 percent of the time when you are not focused on driving. In the event of a serious auto accident, drivers who neglect to pay attention to the road should be held accountable.

A serious auto accident can take you by complete surprise and change your life forever. You do not want to be held responsible for the resulting damages caused by the actions of a reckless driver. Contact a trained Overland Park personal injury lawyer in order to pursue a claim for compensation. Contact the law offices of Bretz Injury Law at 620-524-0080 to get started on your case. 

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