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Kansas City, KS – One Killed in N 70th St Crash near Parallel Parkway

Kansas City, KS – One Killed in N 70th St Crash near Parallel Parkway

Kansas City, KS (January 2, 2024) – A fatal motor vehicle accident reported on Sunday afternoon in the Kansas City area claimed one person’s life. The accident took place at approximately 3:30 p.m. on December 31. According to official reports, two vehicles were involved in a collision on North 70th Street in the area near Parallel Parkway.

The incident left both of the involved vehicles with significant damage. All of the people involved in the accident were injured. Multiple victims were transported by ambulance to area hospitals for emergency care. Authorities confirmed that one of the victims passed away from their injuries after arriving. At this time, the Kansas City Kansas Police Department Traffic Division is investigating the incident.

We hope the injured victims recover quickly.

Our sympathies go out to the family of the victim who died in this crash.

Fatal Car Accidents in Kansas

Fatal car crashes claim the lives of hundreds of innocent people every month in Kansas. Although there are many drivers who operate their vehicles with care and consideration for other motorists sharing the road, we continue to see innocent people lose their lives as a result of drivers who fail to do so. Some of the leading factors in the fatal crashes across our state include:

  • Poor visibility conditions
  • Ignoring traffic signals and signs
  • Distracted driving
  • Speeding
  • Drunk driving
  • Failure to yield at crosswalks

Regrettably, these and other negligent actions continue to take the lives of innocent people in our state year after year. If your loved one has died due to a fatal collision, your family has the ability to pursue a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Seeking representation from a Kansas City wrongful death lawyer can greatly improve your chances of getting justice.

Missouri's pure comparative negligence statute enables compensation even when the injured party bears a substantial share of the blame, provided other parties also share responsibility. However, the amount of compensation that you are able to recover will be reduced to reflect the amount of fault that was shared by your loved one for the accident. This makes it critically important for you to seek legal guidance early on to ensure you have the strongest evidence to prove that the defendant was at fault for the accident.

Losing a loved one in an auto accident is an unimaginable tragedy, and it can be even more devastating if their life is taken due to someone else's negligence. At Martin & Wallentine, LLC, we are committed to helping families who have gone through this painful experience by providing compassionate and dedicated legal representation. Our truck accident attorneys will fight tirelessly for your rights and ensure that those responsible are held accountable for their actions. Contact our Missouri personal injury law firm by calling 913-764-9700 today for a free consultation and let us help you get the justice and closure you deserve during this difficult time.

Notes: Our writers utilized secondary sources when writing this news article about an accident. We have not independently reviewed all of the circumstances surrounding this accident; therefore, please get in touch with Martin & Wallentine, LLC right away if you locate any incorrect information in our post. We will update the post with the most accurate information currently available. A post will be removed upon request.

Disclaimer: We hope that by raising awareness about driving hazards, drivers will be more cautious when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being seriously injured in a collision. This accident news post is not a business solicitation. The content of this post is not intended to serve as medical or legal advice. This post's featured image was not captured at the accident scene depicted in the post.

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