Park City, KS – Serious Injuries in Red Light Crash at I-135 & 61st St N

Park City, KS - Serious Injuries in Red Light Crash at I-135 & 61st St N

Park City, KS (June 19, 2024) – There were serious injuries reported after a two-vehicle collision in the Park City area on Tuesday, June 18. The incident was reported on Interstate 135 SB near 61st Street N. late that night around 7:30 p.m. Local reports revealed that 19-year-old Michael Jay Lonzo Neeley of Rosalia was traveling westbound on a 2007 Kawasaki Ninja  650R on 61st Street when he ran a red light. 

Neeley crashed into a southbound 2019 Hyundai Elantra driven by 22-year-old Jacqueline Alexis Toribio Guzman of Park City. Guzman reportedly had a green light upon entering the intersection. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide the necessary aid to the involved parties. Neeley was hurt and transported by ambulance to Ascension Via Christi St. Francis Hospital for the treatment of serious injuries, and his Kawasaki was towed from the scene. Guzman was also injured and hospitalized at Wesley Woodlawn Hospital for treatment. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is in progress. 

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

Red Light Crashes in Kansas

Park City, KS - Serious Injuries in Red Light Crash at I-135 & 61st St NThe AAA Foundation reports that 28 percent of fatal intersection collisions occur as a result of running a red light each year. More than half of these fatalities were passengers or occupants of other vehicles. In 2021, red-light-running collisions claimed the lives of 1,109 people in total. Half of these victims were cyclists, pedestrians, and passengers in other vehicles who were hit by drivers who ran red lights. An estimated 127,000 people were injured in crashes involving red-light runners that same year.

Interestingly, over 86 percent of drivers believe that running a red light is extremely risky, even though 28 percent of drivers acknowledged doing so in the previous 30 days. After a significant crash, managing your recovery can be difficult. It is always recommended that you work closely with a trained Park City car accident lawyer to get the most out of your case. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080. 

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