Three people were seriously injured due to a recent crash in Kansas City, North, police said. The Kansas City car crash lawyers at Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. want to discuss this recent crash as well as how often these incidents occur in our area. Car accidents can lead to major medical bills and repair costs, and it is important that you are compensated when another person causes the crash. Our team will work to secure the compensation necessary to get you through this.
What happened in this major crash?
On Sunday, Oct. 14, three people were injured when two cars collided on Interstate 29. The crash happened at around 9:30 p.m. on northbound I-29, just south of Parvin Road.
Police say that a black Ford Fusion and a white Ford Mustang were both driving north when they collided. The force of the impact caused the Mustang to veer off the side of the road. The Mustang rolled several times and ejected the passenger from the rear seat. That passenger was rushed to the hospital and listed in critical condition. Two more people in the Mustang were taken to the hospital and were listed as being in stable condition.
While we do not yet know the cause of this crash, we do know that most incidents like this are the result of a driver’s mistake. According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, during the latest reporting year in this state, there were:
- 153,422 total crashes
- 923 crash fatalities
- 57,270 crash injuries
Crash injury victims often sustain serious injuries that require extensive medical care. This can lead to major medical bills. If the injured victim cannot work due to their injuries, they could lose the income they need to pay those bills as well as their regular household bills. Consider the following injuries that our Kansas City car accident lawyers see on a regular basis:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Bone fractures and dislocations
- Loss of or damage to a bodily organ
- Dismemberment or amputation
- Other injuries that inhibit a person’s daily activities
Unfortunately, there are many distracted and impaired drivers on our roadways. These drivers operate without regard for others around them and cause immeasurable pain and suffering across our area.
Let us help you secure the compensation you need
If you or a loved one have been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another driver, you need to contact an attorney today. At Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C., we specialize in helping victims who sustain injuries in car accidents. We will investigate your case and work to obtain the compensation you deserve. This can include:
- Your medical expenses related to the crash
- Lost wages and benefits if you cannot work
- Pain and suffering damages
- Loss of personal enjoyment damages
- Possible punitive damages against the negligent party