Wichita, KS – Pedestrian Critically Hurt in Crash on 17th St

Wichita, KS - Pedestrian Critically Hurt in Crash on 17th St

Wichita, KS (March 12, 2024) – A pedestrian suffered critical injuries after a hit-and-run accident in the Wichita area on Sunday, March 10. The accident was reported at around 5:15 p.m. at the 2300 block of E. 17th Street. Emergency responders were quickly dispatched after being notified of a pedestrian-vehicle accident. 

The victim was identified as a male in his 50s. He was provided aid at the scene by attending paramedics before being transported to a local hospital in critical condition. The incident was labeled as a hit-and-run by responding officials. 

The driver involved fled the scene. No information on the identity of the at-fault driver nor the suspect vehicles is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the pedestrian crash is being handled by local authorities, and more information will be released as it continues. 

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

Pedestrian Accidents in Kansas

Wichita, KS - Pedestrian Critically Hurt in Crash on 17th StIn Kansas, a lot of people decide to take in a lovely day by going on walks. Sadly, when motor vehicles and pedestrians share the road, pedestrians are far from safe. According to statistics, pedestrians are involved in around 9 percent of traffic fatalities in Kansas City, and non-drivers account for 40 percent of these deaths. There was a pedestrian accident almost every day in the city last year, with 360 of them resulting in 22 fatalities. Your very way of life can be on the line after a serious pedestrian crash, as these accidents are known to result in life-changing injuries and other damages. A qualified attorney will be able to help you pursue a strong claim in order to maximize your recovery. 

You do not want to leave your recovery to chance. Pedestrians are extremely vulnerable on Kansas roads and are known to incur life-changing injuries and other damages. A qualified Wichita car crash lawyer is ready to help you during this difficult time to make sure your legal rights are upheld. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law to get to work on your case today. 

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