Wichita, KS – Man Fatally Struck by WPD Cruiser on MacArthur Rd

Wichita, KS - Man Fatally Struck by WPD Cruiser on MacArthur Rd

Wichita, KS (February 20, 2024) – A local man was killed after he was hit by a Wichita Police Department cruiser in the Wichita area on Saturday, February 17. The deadly accident took place at the 1300 block of MacArthur Road at around 8 p.m. Local sources indicated that the victim was traveling on foot when he was hit by an eastbound WPD vehicle driven by a 29-year-old officer.

The injured pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased party was later identified as 51-year-old Jeffrey Moss of Wichita. The area was temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. 

The circumstances leading to the deadly pedestrian crash have not been determined. No updates on the collision are currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing accident investigation, and more information will be provided as it becomes available. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Jeffrey Moss at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Kansas

Wichita, KS - Man Fatally Struck by WPD Cruiser on MacArthur Rd

Pedestrians are in danger when they share the road with motor vehicles. In Kansas City, nearly 9 percent of traffic fatalities involve pedestrians, and nearly 40 percent of these fatalities are non-drivers. In a recent year, there were 360 pedestrian accidents in Kansas City, resulting in 22 fatalities. That means a pedestrian is hurt or killed in the city almost every single day. Pedestrian deaths continue to grow each year in the United States, and it is important that family members are able to protect their legal rights after a fatal pedestrian crash. 

Losing someone close to you is never easy, and it can be even harder to bear if you later find out that the loss was caused by someone else’s reckless actions. You need to be sure that you are able to pursue a strong wrongful death claim if a family member is unfairly killed in a pedestrian accident. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law is here to help you during this difficult time. Contact our offices today at 620-524-0080 to discuss your case with a Wichita wrongful death lawyer

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