Topeka, KS – Two Injured in Rollover Crash on I-335

Topeka, KS - Two Injured in Rollover Crash on I-335

Topeka, KS (March 17, 2024) – Two people were hurt after a rollover accident in the Topeka area on Saturday, March 16. The crash occurred on Interstate 335 near mile marker 175 early that morning at around 11 a.m. Local reports revealed that a GMC Terrain was heading northbound on the turnpike when she fell asleep due to fatigue. 

The driver quickly woke up and over-corrected to the right, according to reports from local authorities. The vehicle left the roadway where it overturned several times before coming to a rest in a ditch. The driver and a Texas resident traveling in the vehicle were reportedly hurt in the accident. The 22-year-old woman driving the vehicle suffered serious injuries. Both victims were transported to a local hospital in Topeka for treatment. No further information on the collision is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing accident investigation. 

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

Rollover Accidents in Kansas

Topeka, KS - Two Injured in Rollover Crash on I-335Certain types of crashes are more likely to cause life-changing injuries. Rollover crashes are particularly devastating and contribute to a high number of deadly crashes in the United States. Unrestrained passengers are involved in the majority of rollover fatalities, and more and more rollover crashes are happening with each passing year. Rollovers account for more than 33 percent of fatal fatalities on average, even while making up less than 3 percent of reported collisions nationwide. In a crash, top-heavy cars like SUVs and pickup trucks have a significantly higher chance of overturning, and most rollover accidents involve two vehicles. You may be able to pursue a claim for compensation after a crash with the help of a trained attorney. 

The steps you take after a serious crash can determine the rest of your life. An experienced Topeka auto accident attorney is here to help you navigate the complicated legal process in order to maximize your recovery. The trained legal team at Bretz Injury Law is ready to get to work on your case. Contact our law offices today at 620-524-0080.

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