Overland Park, KS – Injury Collision at 135th St & Quivira Rd

Overland Park, KS - Injury Collision at 135th St & Quivira Rd

Overland Park, KS (April 17, 2024) – At least one person was hurt following a car accident in the Overland Park area on Tuesday, April 16. The crash was reported at the corner of W. 135th Street and Quivira Road that afternoon at around 2:16 p.m. There were confirmed injuries at the scene. 

Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to provide aid to the involved parties. At this time, the severity and number of the resulting injuries have not been determined. The crash victims were later transferred to local hospitals after being treated at the scene by attending medical personnel. The area was temporarily closed while authorities worked to clear the scene. No further information on the crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident 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.

High-speed Crashes in Kansas

Overland Park, KS - Injury Collision at 135th St & Quivira RdA driver who speeds increases their risk of being involved in a serious car accident. About one-third of recorded traffic fatalities in the United States are caused by speeding drivers, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and speeding has been found to significantly increase the distance needed to come to a full stop. However, there are many other risks associated with the reckless act. It also raises the risk that a driver will lose control of their vehicle. This is why speeding claims thousands of lives across the country each year. You should be ready to pursue a strong personal injury claim with the assistance of an experienced attorney if a driver knowingly exceeds the speed limit and causes a serious crash. 

A serious car crash is never expected, and it can leave you with life-changing injuries and other damages. The steps you take after a crash are important, and you should always work with a trained Overland Park personal injury lawyer. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law is prepared to fight for your full recovery. Contact our offices today at 620-524-0080 to get started on your case. 

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