Wright, KS – Driver Hurt in Crash with Peterbilt on US-50

Wright, KS - Driver Hurt in Crash with Peterbilt on US-50

Wright, KS (June 14, 2024) – A man was seriously hurt after a crash in the Wright area on Thursday, June 13. The accident was reported on US-50 late that night around 6:40 p.m. Local reports revealed that a 66-year-old man from Clovis, NM was driving a 2022 Peterbilt eastbound on the highway when he stopped due to traffic. 

It was then that a 59-year-old Spearville man driving a 2014 GMC Sierra crashed into the rear of the truck. After this, a 24-year-old Dodge City woman driving a 2016 Toyota Camry hit the GMC before hitting the Peterbilt. The driver of the Sierra was transported to a local hospital in serious condition. No other injuries were reported in the accident. The area was closed while emergency crews were present, and tow trucks were needed to remove the resulting wreckage and other debris. No further information on the incident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress. 

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

Stop Sign Accidents in Kansas

Wright, KS - Driver Hurt in Crash with Peterbilt on US-50Intersections are just a typical part of our everyday commutes. However, these areas are misleadingly dangerous. The majority of crashes are crossroads involve drivers who fail to yield the right of way. Intersection collisions are some of the worst in the nation, accounting for roughly 20 percent of roadway deaths and almost half of serious injury accidents. Many drivers will run a red light or stop sign and hit an oncoming driver. There are nearly 700,000 crashes at stop-sign-controlled intersections each year, and almost one-third of these accidents end in injuries. If you or someone close to you is unfairly hurt in an auto accident, you must be ready to fight for your legal rights by working closely with a trained legal team. 

Ou do not want to take any chances with your recovery. Only a competent Wright semi-truck accident lawyer will be ready to get the most out of your case. Contact Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0080 to get started on your case.

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