Wichita, KS – Several Hurt in Rear-end Crash at K-96 & Rock Rd

Wichita, KS - Several Hurt in Rear-end Crash at K-96 & Rock Rd

Wichita, KS (May 29, 2024) – There were multiple injuries reported after a car accident in the Wichita area on Tuesday, May 28. The accident was reported at the intersection of K-96 and Rock Road that afternoon around 5:18 p.m. Local reports revealed that three vehicles were traveling westbound on the highway at the time of the crash. 

It was later reported that 40-year-old Kristen Rowe of Wichita was driving a 2016 Jeep Cherokee SUV as traffic started to slow on the highway. Rowe crashed into the rear of a 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan driven by 64-year-old Kevin Burnett of Garden City. The impact pushed the Dodge into the back of a 2010 Mazda 3 driven by 42-year-old Angela Jabara of Andover. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. Rowe, Burnett, and a passenger in the Dodge, 83-year-old Ortega Rodriguez of Garden City, were transported to Wesley Medical Center Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. No further information on the crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident is underway. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Rear-end Collisions in Kansas

Wichita, KS - Several Hurt in Rear-end Crash at K-96 & Rock RdOn American roadways, rear-end crashes are a common occurrence, and you never know when you will be slammed from behind by a careless driver. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in a recent year, rear-end collisions made up 32.5 percent of all motor vehicle accidents. Rear-end collisions account for 7.1 percent of all accident fatalities and 31.1 percent of all traffic injuries on average. Usually, careless or inattentive drivers who are unable to stop in time to prevent hitting another vehicle cause these collisions. If you or someone close to you is hurt in a crash, you should consult a qualified Wichita car accident lawyer to get the most out of your case. The trained legal team at Bretz Injury Law is prepared to fight for your full recovery. If you are ready to get to work on your case, contact our offices today at 620-524-0080. 

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