Orrick, MO – Two Injured in Bus Crash on Brashears Rd near W 73rd St

Orrick, MO – Two Injured in Bus Crash on Brashears Rd near W 73rd St

Orrick, MO (August 31, 2023) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol was called to a crash that occurred in Ray County and ended in injuries.

The crash was reported to MSHP at around 7:20 a.m. on August 30.

According to law enforcement reports, a 2014 international school bus began to slow down at a bus stop located in the area of Brashears Road in West 73rd Street. For unknown reasons, the vehicle was struck by a 2022 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck.

Both vehicles were totaled in the accident.

Two people were hurt due to the crash. 50-year-old Lou Ann Miller of Lexington, Missouri, was transported by Ray County EMS to Lafayette Regional Hospital for emergency treatment. The second victim, 22-year-old Haret Alvarado Vazquez of Kansas City, Missouri, was transported to North Kansas City Hospital by Ray County EMS.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is actively investigating the incident.

We hope Lou Ann Miller and Haret Alvarado Vazquez recover quickly from their injuries.

Auto Accidents in Missouri

A motor vehicle accident can disrupt your life in every way. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of crashes are reported statewide each year. Many of these accidents leave victims with life-altering injuries, such as spinal cord or brain injuries. These and other serious injuries often demand costly and time-consuming medical attention. Dealing with the physical consequences of crashes is often made worse by the financial consequences that serious accidents bring.

There are far too many instances where people are harmed in preventable accidents due to drivers who are negligent. Leading factors in collisions across our state include:

  • Speeding motorists
  • Reckless drivers who disregard traffic control devices
  • Failing to stop for pedestrians in crosswalks
  • Drivers under the influence of alcohol
  • Those who drive while using drugs

If you were harmed in an accident that took place due to the reckless or careless actions of another driver, you need to seek guidance from an Orrick personal injury lawyer immediately.

The attorney you hire can begin looking into the incident immediately. They will gather proof from several sources and the accident site. Your attorney will take a number of actions to build the strongest case possible against the defendant and obtain substantial compensation from them. To give yourself the best opportunity of obtaining justice in holding the negligent driver accountable for the damages that you face, you should get legal advice as soon as possible.

At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, our team of experienced attorneys is committed to helping you get the justice and compensation that you deserve after an auto accident. We understand how stressful these situations can be for those involved, which is why we offer competent legal support and compassionate counsel throughout the entire process. Our firm has earned a reputation for taking on difficult cases and achieving optimal results for every client. If you have been injured in an auto accident, call our Missouri personal injury law firm today at 913-764-9700 for your free consultation. With our help, rest assured, knowing that your rights will be protected every step of the way.

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