Wamego, KS – Driver Hurt in Rear-end Crash on K-99

Wamego, KS - Driver Hurt in Rear-end Crash on K-99

Wamego, KS (May 6, 2024) – On Sunday, May 5, a driver was injured following a car accident in the Wamego area. The accident was reported on K-99 that afternoon around 3 p.m. Local reports revealed that a 15-year-old Wamego teen was headed northbound in a 1985 Ford F-150 pickup truck leading to the incident. 

It was later revealed that the Ford rear-ended a 2011 GMC Sierra driven by 64-year-old Richard J. Kolde of Belvue. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. It was later reported that Kolde was transported to Wamego Health Center for the treatment of sustained injuries. No other injuries were reported in the accident. The area was temporarily closed while local authorities worked to clear the scene. No further information on the crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident is being handled by local law enforcement officials. 

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

Rear-end Collisions in Kansas

Wamego, KS - Driver Hurt in Rear-end Crash on K-99It is difficult to anticipate whether you will be in a catastrophic car accident. You will not see a driver who hits you from behind until it is too late if your eyes are not fixed on the rearview mirror. Rear-end collisions are the most prevalent type of collision in the United States, accounting for over 1.7 million reported crashes annually. On average, two million rear-end crashes result in 500,000 injuries and 1,700 fatalities. These collisions occur when a driver hits the rear of another car, and the sudden contact can easily cause neck or spinal injuries. With the assistance of an experienced attorney, you might be able to pursue a personal injury claim if you or a loved one is seriously injured in an accident. A competent Wamego car accident lawyer will be able to help you during this difficult time. The trained legal team at Bretz Injury Law is prepared to fight to protect your legal rights. Contact our law offices today at 620-524-0080. 

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