Tonganoxie, KS – Driver Hurt in 18-wheeler Crash on I-70

Tonganoxie, KS - Driver Hurt in 18-wheeler Crash on I-70

Tonganoxie, KS (March 9, 2024) – There were reported injuries after a two-vehicle collision in the Tonganoxie area on Friday afternoon, March 8. The accident was reported at around 12:55 p.m. on Interstate 20 near Exit 212. A semi-truck and a passenger car reportedly collided at the scene. 

Local sources revealed that a Peterbilt semi-truck driven by 34-year-old Tyler Hesselman of Tonanoxie was traveling westbound at the time of the crash. The commercial truck approached a 2016 Jeep Patriot driven by 25-year-old Sky Jackson of Topeka when the truck rear-ended the SUV. Jackson was hurt and treated at the scene by attending medical personnel. 

The area was temporarily closed as emergency crews worked to clear the scene. No updates on the condition of the crash victim have been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is being handled by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Semi-truck Crashes in Kansas

Tonganoxie, KS - Driver Hurt in 18-wheeler Crash on I-70A large truck can cause life-changing injuries in the event of a collision. Statistics show that the majority of trucking accidents involve passenger cars, and those traveling in smaller vehicles are more likely to suffer life-threatening injuries. There are more than 500,000 crashes involving large trucks reported each year across the United States, resulting in more than 5,000 injuries and many more injuries. When fully loaded, a commercial truck can weigh tens of thousands of pounds, and when traveling at highway speeds, it can completely decimate a smaller car. A trained attorney can help you pursue a complete recovery after a life-changing 18-wheeler accident. 

Your very way of life can be on the line after a serious crash involving a commercial truck. You need a trained Tonganoxie semi-truck lawyer on your side as you pursue a recovery. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law is ready to get to work on your ase, and when you work with our lawyers, you know your case is in good hands. Give us a call today at 620-524-0080. 

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