Kansas City, MO (February 6, 2024) – A pedestrian accident reported in the Kansas City area claimed one person’s life. The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department was called to the scene of the accident at approximately 11:30 a.m. on February 3.
According to law enforcement, a red Ford Escape was traveling near the front entrance of a store located in the 600 block of Northeast Barry Road during the morning hours. For reasons unknown, the vehicle struck a female pedestrian. The pedestrian, who has not been identified to the public, was fatally injured. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. At this time, the crash is under investigation.
Our sympathies go out to the family of the pedestrian killed in this crash.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri
Fatal pedestrian collisions occur far too often in Missouri. Every year, countless families are forced to deal with the overwhelming consequences that these accidents bring. Unfortunately, many of these accidents are preventable. Some of the most common causes of these accidents include:
- Failure to yield at
- Drunk driving
- Ignoring traffic signals and signs
- Distracted driving
- Poor visibility conditions
It is a heartbreaking reality that accidents caused by negligence continue to claim the lives of innocent people every year. However, families who have lost loved ones due to these tragic circumstances do not have to suffer alone. By filing a wrongful death claim against the responsible party, they can seek justice and financial compensation for their loss. In such difficult times, it is crucial to seek guidance from an experienced Missouri wrongful death lawyer who can help navigate the legal process and ensure you receive the support you need during this difficult time.
Missouri's pure comparative negligence law offers a unique opportunity for those who have been injured or lost a loved one in an accident. It allows for compensation to be awarded even if the injured party is found to be partially at fault, as long as others involved also bear some responsibility. This makes it crucial to have a skilled legal team by your side when navigating wrongful death cases to ensure that you receive the maximum amount of compensation possible. The loss of a loved one is never easy, but knowing that there are avenues available to help alleviate the financial burden can offer some peace of mind during this difficult time.
At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, our dedicated attorneys are passionate about helping families who have lost a loved one in auto accidents. We understand the emotional and financial difficulties that come with such a tragic event, and we are committed to providing you with the best legal representation possible. Our proven track record of success speaks for itself, and we will work tirelessly to ensure that you receive full compensation for your losses and damages. Contact us today for a free consultation by calling 913-764-9700 so that we can help protect your rights and bring justice to your loved one's memory.
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