Wichita, KS – Motorcyclist Dies in Crash at 47th St & Woodlawn

Wichita, KS - Motorcyclist Dies in Crash at 47th St & Woodlawn

Wichita, KS (April 1, 2024) – One person was killed following a motorcycle collision in the Wichita area on Sunday, March 31. The deadly accident was reported at the corner of 47th Street and Woodlawn that afternoon around 4:20 p.m. Local reports revealed that a motorcycle and another vehicle collided at the scene. 

Emergency responders were quickly dispatched to the scene in order to render the necessary aid. It was later revealed that a motorcyclist was traveling eastbound when they collided head-on with an oncoming driver. The rider suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported in the collision. No further information on the deadly crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in Kansas

Riding a motorcycle is a feeling like no other, and it is no wonder that many Kansas residents enjoy the pastime. However, any rider knows that the road is far from safe for a motorcyclist. Motorcyclists are over-represented in national roadway fatalities in the United States. In Kansas alone, there were 1,867 motorcycle accidents reported in a recent year. These crashes contribute to a combined 90 deaths and 1,213 injuries. Nearly 35 percent of these crashes were caused by the actions of a reckless driver. Statistics show that nearly 80 percent of motorcycle crashes end in death or injury, and riders are almost 28 times more likely to be killed in the event of a crash. If you lose someone close to you in a motorcycle accident, it is important that you are ready to pursue a strong claim with the help of a trained personal injury lawyer. 

You do not have to be on your own after a fatal crash. A trained Wichita motorcycle crash lawyer will be able to help you pursue a successful wrongful death case. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080 to get started on your case. 

Note: The content in this news article concerning an accident is based on information compiled from secondary sources. We have not conducted independent verification of all circumstances related to this incident. If any inaccuracies happen to be found in our publication, we encourage you to contact Bretz Injury Law immediately for rectification. We are committed to updating the article with the most accurate information available. Requests for post-removal will be honored upon notification.

Disclaimer: Our intention in sharing news about accidents is to highlight driving hazards, fostering increased caution among motorists to prevent serious injuries in collisions. Please note that this news post does not constitute a business solicitation. The content herein is not intended to provide medical or legal advice. Additionally, the featured image accompanying this post was not taken at the scene of the depicted accident.

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