Topeka, KS – Driver Hurt in Rear-end Collision on I-70

Topeka, KS - Driver Hurt in Rear-end Collision on I-70

Topeka, KS (March 11, 2024) – A driver was hurt after a two-vehicle accident in the Topeka area on Sunday night, March 10. The collision was reported late that night at around 7:02 p.m. on Interstate 70 EB near SW Wanamaker Road. Local reports indicated that a 2010 BMW 3 Series was disabled in the number three lane on the interstate. 

A 2014 Chevrolet Cruz driven by 42-year-old Dustin L. Jamerson of Topeka was merging onto the highway from Interstate 470 when it rear-ended the BMW. The driver of the BMW was transported to Stormont Vail Hospital for treatment. The victim was later identified as Frederick E. Coffelt also from Topeka. 

No other injuries were reported in the accident. No additional information on the crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local authorities. 

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

Rear-end Crashes in Kansas

Topeka, KS - Driver Hurt in Rear-end Collision on I-70Statistics show that rear-end collisions are the most commonly reported type of crash in the United States. With nearly 2 million of these accidents taking place each year, it should come as no surprise. These accidents often involve negligent or otherwise distracted drivers who are unable to stop in time to crash into the vehicle ahead of them. More than 1,700 people are killed and 500,000 are injured in rear-end collisions each year. When drivers fail to pay attention to the road and cause a serious auto accident, it can be difficult to recover on your own. You should partner with a qualified car crash lawyer in order to pursue a full compensation to cover your injuries and other damages. 

The process of pursuing a personal injury claim can be long and difficult. Only a qualified Topeka personal injury lawyer is ready to help you every step of the way. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law understands the law and is ready to get to work on your case. Contact our law offices today at 620-524-0038 to get started on your case. 

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