Kansas City, MO (May 20, 2023) – A pedestrian accident was reported in the Kansas City area on Tuesday that left one person injured.
On May 16, the Kansas City police responded to the site of a crash on Independence Avenue.
Reports show that a white Mitsubishi Diamante was traveling westbound on Independence Avenue when it struck a pedestrian who was crossing near the intersection of Cleveland Avenue. The Mitsubishi initially fled the crash scene but returned after a few minutes.
The pedestrian suffered serious injury as a result of the crash. They were transported to a local hospital for emergency care. The driver of the Mitsubishi was treated for minor injuries.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope those hurt as a result of this crash recover quickly.
Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri
Pedestrian accidents can be incredibly devastating. The unfortunate truth is that these victims have nothing to protect them during accidents. As a result, they are more likely to suffer severe and fatal injuries and accidents. Some common injuries suffered by pedestrians during crashes include:
Spinal Cord Injuries: When a pedestrian is involved in a severe accident, there is a risk of spinal cord injury. Spinal cord injuries suffered by pedestrians can have life-altering consequences, potentially leading to paralysis or loss of bodily functions.
Broken Bones: Pedestrians may experience fractures or broken bones in accidents, especially in the limbs. The force of the impact can lead to fractures in the arms, legs, hands, feet, or even the pelvis.
Traumatic Brain Injuries: Pedestrians involved in accidents may also sustain traumatic brain injuries. These injuries can range from mild concussions to severe brain trauma. Traumatic brain injuries can be incredibly devastating and cause severe limitations for victims.
If you have been injured as a result of an accident, you should reach out to a Kansas City pedestrian accident lawyer right away. You may have legal options that can help you move forward.
At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, our experienced car accident attorneys are dedicated to helping those who have been injured in auto accidents get back on their feet. We understand the complexities of the legal system, and we will work diligently to make sure you receive fair compensation for all your damages. Our team takes a personalized approach when it comes to handling each case so that every client gets individualized attention and treatment. If you have been injured as a result of a car crash, reach out to our Missouri personal injury lawyers at 913-764-9700. Our team can meet with you for a free consultation to get started.
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