Waco, KS – Injury Crash After Driver Runs Light at K-42 & Maize Rd

Waco, KS - Injury Crash After Driver Runs Light at K-42 & Maize Rd

Waco, KS (May 1, 2024) – On Tuesday, April 30, there were reported injuries after a vehicle collision in the Waco area. The accident occurred at the intersection of K-42 and Maize Road early that morning around 8:33 a.m. It was reported that a 2005 Buick LeSabre and a 2019 Ford F-150 pickup truck collided at the scene. 

It was later revealed that 43-year-old Mara Kate Reida of Clearwater, KS, was heading eastbound in the Buick on K-42 when she ran a red light. Reida collided with the northbound pickup driven by 60-year-old William Allen Turner of Andover. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to render aid to the involved parties.  Turner suffered injuries and was treated at the scene by attending medical personnel. No further information on the crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress. 

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

Red Light Crashes in Kansas

Waco, KS - Injury Crash After Driver Runs Light at K-42 & Maize RdMost drivers will cross an intersection without thinking twice. However, maybe we should be a bit concerned. According to statistics, intersection crashes make up the largest crash category in the United States, making up over 40% of all crashes reported nationwide. Even more, nearly 20 percent of traffic fatalities and more than 50 percent of crashes involving serious injuries occur at intersections. In 2021, crashes involving drivers who ran red lights claimed the lives of 1,109 persons in total. Half of these victims were cyclists, pedestrians, and passengers in other vehicles. Roughly 127,000 people were injured in collisions involving cars that ran red lights in the same year.

You do not want to leave your recovery at risk after a life-changing car accident. It is important that you are ready to work closely with a trained Waco car crash lawyer to protect your right to full and fair compensation. If you are ready to get to work on your case, contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080 to discuss your claim with a skilled lawyer. 

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