Topeka, KS – Deadly Crash Closes All Lanes on I-335

Topeka, KS - Deadly Crash Closes All Lanes on I-335

Topeka, KS (April 29, 2024) – A fatal collision in the Topeka area resulted in lane closures on Monday, April 29. The accident was reported early that morning around 1 a.m. on Interstate 335 SB Local reports revealed that a 2015 Mercedes M-Class was traveling north in the southbound lanes of the interstate as a 22-year-old man was headed north in a 2022 Freightliner semi-truck. 

The drivers were unable to avoid colliding head-on. The impact caused the Mercedes to catch fire. It was later reported that one person involved in the crash was killed. The deceased victim was later identified as a 72-year-old man named Michael Goering. 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. 

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

Fatal Car Crashes in Kansas

Topeka, KS - Deadly Crash Closes All Lanes on I-335Driving is a part of life for many of us in Kansas, where many of us drive every day. Unfortunately, spending so much time behind the wheel only increases the chance of getting into a major collision. The Kansas Traffic Crash Facts Book states that as of 2021, the state had 57,598 recorded auto accidents. There were 381 deadly collisions in that year, resulting in 424 fatalities and nearly 12,874 injuries. In the United States alone, there are over six million recorded car crashes annually, with an average of over three million injuries and over 40,000 fatalities. Seeking legal advice is always advisable if you want to pursue an effective compensation claim and make a full recovery.

There is often too much on the line to take any chances after a deadly collision. A competent Topeka wrongful death lawyer will be ready to fight for your full recovery. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law has a proven track record assisting injured parties pursue successful injury claims. Contact our offices today at 620-524-0080 to get on the path to a full recovery. 

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