Topeka, KS – Passenger Hurt in Deer Accident on I-335

Topeka, KS - Passenger Hurt in Deer Accident on I-335

Topeka, KS (June 17, 2024) – A passenger was injured after a single-vehicle accident in the Topeka area on Sunday, June 16. The accident was reported on Interstate 335 NB in Shawnee County near mile marker 171.1 late that night, around 10:17 p.m. Local reports revealed that a 2015 Honda Pilot was traveling northbound on the interstate at the time of the crash. 

The Honda hit a deer on the roadway. Emergency responders were quickly dispatched to the scene to provide the necessary aid. A passenger in the Pilot, later identified as 49-year-old Molly Glauner of Lawrence, was reportedly injured in the crash and provided aid at the scene. The driver, 50-year-old Jonathan Glauner, also from Lawrence, was not hurt in the accident. The area was temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. No further information on the incident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress. 

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

Car Crashes in Kansas

Topeka, KS - Passenger Hurt in Deer Accident on I-335Car crashes can be caused by a variety of things, such as driving while distracted, speeding, reckless driving, bad weather, and a host of other things. The best strategy to reduce the number of people injured in auto accidents is to wear seat belts, but far too many are hurt and killed in car crashes across Kansas each year. Over 57,000 auto accidents were reported in the state in 2021 alone, with a total of 381 fatal wrecks claiming the lives of 424 people and injuring almost 12,000 more. You never really know if or when you will be involved in a serious car accident. It is always in your best interests to work closely with a trained lawyer to pursue a strong personal injury claim. 

A competent Topeka personal injury lawyer will be ready to get to work on your case and make sure you get the most compensation possible. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law is here to help you during this difficult time. Contact our offices today at 620-524-0080. 

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