Kansas City, MO (February 8, 2024) – Nearly a dozen people were injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident that occurred in the Raytown area on Sunday afternoon, February 4.
According to reports, a major motor vehicle accident took place on East 87th Street near Raytown Road. The incident prompted authorities to close down the roadway at approximately 1:30 p.m. Authorities located a GMC Acadia and a blue Chevrolet Malibu involved in the accident. The GMC overturned due to the collision while the Chevrolet went off the roadway and struck a tree.
Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to the scene to assist. Police confirmed that one toddler involved in the accident was ejected. The toddler suffered life-threatening injuries and was rushed to an area hospital. Two adult victims were critically injured and transported by EMS to area hospitals for emergency treatment. Eight additional victims suffered injuries ranging from minor to serious. The victims were all transported by EMS to an area hospital. The incident is currently under investigation.
We hope the injured victims are all able to recover quickly following this accident.
Car Accidents in Missouri
Car crashes take place far too often in Missouri. Many of these accidents take place because of drivers who are reckless and negligent. Speeding, getting behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol, or failing to yield the right-of-way can all have a negative impact on others sharing the road.
It is clear that despite the laws and regulations in place, some drivers still choose to put themselves and others at risk on our roadways. The consequences of their actions can be devastating for innocent victims. Regrettably, we see many people left with traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and other devastating injuries that affect their lives forever.
The aftermath of a car crash can be overwhelming in every way possible. Seeking guidance from an experienced Missouri car accident lawyer can greatly enhance your chance of seeking the compensation you deserve. With their expertise and support, you can focus on your recovery while they work towards holding the responsible parties accountable for their actions.
At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, we are committed to providing top-quality legal representation to those who have been injured in car accidents. We understand the devastating toll that a motor vehicle crash can have on you and your loved ones. Our team of experienced car accident attorneys will work tirelessly to investigate every aspect of your case and fight for the compensation you deserve. If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a motor vehicle crash, don't hesitate to contact us for a free consultation at 913-764-9700. Let us help you get the justice and compensation you deserve during this difficult time. Trust us to be your advocates during this challenging time.
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