Wichita, KS – Critical Injuries in Hit-&-Run at 13th & Hillside

Wichita, KS - Critical Injuries in Hit-&-Run at 13th & Hillside

Wichita, KS (March 29, 2024) – On Thursday, March 28, there were critical injuries reported after a hit-and-run accident in the Wichita area. The accident was reported at the corner of 13th and Hillside late that evening around 9 p.m. Local reports revealed that a man was traveling on foot when he was hit by an oncoming vehicle. 

The driver involved fled the scene without rendering aid to the injured party. A witness at the scene reported the incident to authorities and stayed to cooperate with responding officials. The injured pedestrian was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. No updates on the condition of the injured party has been provided, and the identity of the injured party has been withheld. No further information on the accident 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.

Hit-&-Run Crashes in Kansas

Wichita, KS - Critical Injuries in Hit-&-Run at 13th & HillsideThere are certain types of crashes are that more likely to inflict life-changing injuries. When a driver flees the site of a crash, it is known as a hit-and-run. In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in hit-and-run collisions in the United States. There are an estimated 682,000 hit-and-runs reported each year across the country. That means a driver flees the scene of a crash almost 43 seconds on average. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drivers who fled the scene of an accident resulted in about 2,564 deaths in a recent year. It is always in your favor to partner with a qualified lawyer in order to get the best possible outcome for your case. 

It is key that you are able to make informed decisions to pursue the strongest case possible after a serious accident. With a qualified Wichita pedestrian crash lawyer, you will be better able to get the full value of your case. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law is ready to get to work on your case. Call us today at 620-524-0038. 

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