Overland Park, KS – Injuries in Collision at I-435 & Antioch Rd

Overland Park, KS - Injuries in Collision at I-435 & Antioch Rd

Overland Park, KS (July 1, 2024) – On Sunday, June 30, a serious car crash in the Overland Park area required support from local paramedics. The incident occurred that afternoon around 12:30 p.m. on Interstate 435 EB near Antioch Road. At least one person involved in the crash was hurt, but the number and severity of the resulting injuries have not been determined. Tow trucks were needed to clear the site of the resulting debris and reopen the area to outside traffic.

Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to the scene to render the necessary aid. The injured parties were treated at the scene before being transferred to local hospitals by ambulance for further support. No updates on the conditions of the injured parties have been provided. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash 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.

Distracted Driving Crashes in Kansas

Overland Park, KS - Injuries in Collision at I-435 & Antioch RdDistracted drivers seem to be everywhere on the road. It is a significant problem in Kansas and has shot to the top of the nation’s list of causes of serious crashes. Data show that distracted drivers were responsible for 409 traffic deaths in the state of Kansas between 2017 and 2021. This works out to almost 81 deaths annually, or almost 1.5 each week. During that period, Kansas reported 1,989 road deaths, of which driver distraction accounted for over 22 percent. Every year, hundreds of individuals nationwide are killed by distracted drivers. One of the various types of distracted driving that are frequently observed on the road is texting and driving.

After a major crash, you must take the required legal action with the assistance of an experienced Overland Park personal injury lawyer to safeguard your rights. It can be hard to navigate the complicated claims process on your own. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law is ready to fight for your full recovery. When you work with us, you will know that your case is in good hands. Contact our offices today at 620-524-0080. 


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