Kansas City, MO (June 15, 2023) – An 8-year-old child was left with extensive injuries as a result of a pedestrian crash that occurred in the Kansas City area.
The accident took place at approximately 10:30 p.m. on June 13.
According to reports provided by the Kansas City Police Department, a young child was struck by a vehicle near the Stonegate Meadows Apartments, which are located on East 42nd Street.
The child was out playing with a large group of other children when they were struck by a vehicle.
The victim, identified as an eight-year-old boy, was left with significant injuries. He was rushed to an area hospital for emergency care.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We sincerely hope the child is able to recover quickly following this crash.
Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri
Pedestrian accidents take the lives of thousands of people across the United States every year, and unfortunately, Missouri sees a significant number of these accidents result in severe injuries for those involved.
As pedestrians are completely vulnerable and unprotected during crashes, they suffer from severe injuries that require emergency medical care. Spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and other life-threatening injuries can happen that negatively affect their overall well-being.
It is devastating to know that many pedestrian accidents occur due to drivers engaging in reckless and negligent actions like speeding, running red lights, or failing to yield the right-of-way when needed. This leads to severe injury accidents for innocent pedestrians who use sidewalks or crosswalks while commuting. If you have been hurt as a result of a pedestrian accident, it is essential that you seek legal assistance from a Kansas City pedestrian accident lawyer immediately so that you can explore the legal options available to help you move forward.
Our team of experienced lawyers at Martin & Wallentine has dedicated decades to protecting the legal rights of accident victims in Missouri. Our knowledgeable legal team has immense experience fighting to protect the legal rights of innocent people who have been harmed in accidents through no fault of their own. Our team will do everything in our power to ensure your family can get justice after suffering serious injuries due to the negligence of another driver. To get started on your case, reach out to our Missouri personal injury law firm at your earliest convenience to schedule a free consultation. Our lawyers are available by calling 913-764-9700.
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