Topeka, KS – Two Injured in Rollover Crash on I-70

Topeka, KS - Two Injured in Rollover Crash on I-70

Topeka, KS (April 18, 2024) – On Wednesday, April 17, two people were injured after a single-vehicle accident in the Topeka area. The crash was reported on Interstate 70 in Wabaunsee County that afternoon around 3:42 p.m. Local reports revealed that a 2012 Chrysler 300 was traveling eastbound on the interstate when it left the highway near Ranch Road. 

The vehicle entered a ditch and traveled for nearly 500 feet before overturning. Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. Both the driver and passenger in the vehicle were hurt in the crash, and they were transported to Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka in serious condition. The injured parties were later identified as 35-year-old Kayla F. Pennington of Independence, MO, and 53-year-old Curtis L. Metro of Spring Hill. No updates on the accident are currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

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-70You need to be ready to protect your legal rights after any crash, but rollover accidents are often more severe than other types of collisions. Vehicle occupants are sometimes completely or partially ejected in single-vehicle rollover crashes that cause catastrophic injuries or fatalities. In many of these fatalities, it is later found that the occupant was unrestrained. According to statistics, even when a victim was wearing a seat belt, they were still ejected almost 33 percent of the time. Approximately 66 percent of rollover deaths involved the occupants being ejected from the car during the collision, while nearly 75 percent of rollover deaths were unrestrained passengers. 

It can be difficult to recover after a serious collision. A trained Topeka car crash lawyer will be able to help you make informed choices to protect your full recovery. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law is ready to fight for your full recovery, and we can get you the recovery you are owed completely recover. Call us today at 620-524-0080. 

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