Overland Park, KS – Kansas City Man Dies in Pileup Crash on I-435

Overland Park, KS - Kansas City Man Dies in Pileup Crash on I-435

Overland Park, KS (February 22, 2024) – Early on Wednesday morning, February 21, a Kansas City man was killed after being involved in a multi-vehicle collision in Overland Park. The fatal crash took place on Interstate 435 near Metcalf Avenue at around 6:50 a.m. Emergency responders and local authorities were quickly dispatched to the scene. 

One of the vehicles involved in the crash left the road where it overturned several times. The driver was ejected and suffered fatal injuries. He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. 

The victim was later identified as 60-year-old James A. Johnson of Kansas City. No other injuries have been reported at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials, and more information will be provided as it continues. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of James A. Johnson at this time.

Deadly Car Crashes in Kansas

Overland Park, KS - Kansas City Man Dies in Pileup Crash on I-435A serious car crash can happen at almost any time, and the road can be a dangerous place for Kansas residents. Serious collisions are a reality for many state residents, and there were more than 334 fatal collisions reported across the state in 2022 alone. There were 44,621 crashes in total reported across the state that year, with more than 12,420 people being injured. Speeding, driver distraction, and intoxication are some of the leading causes of serious crashes in the state. You need to be sure that you are able to protect your legal rights during this difficult time by partnering with a skilled legal team to pursue a claim for compensation. 

Car accident victims are known to sustain serious injuries, and these damages can make life quite difficult. Your very way of life can be changed in an instant, and you need to be sure that you can protect your future well-being by partnering with a skilled attorney. There is so much on the line after a serious crash, and an Overland Park car crash lawyer at Bretz Injury Law can help. Give us a call today at 620-524-0038. 

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