A Kansas City teenager was seriously injured in an auto accident on Saturday evening. The teen was a passenger in a vehicle that was attempting to make a left turn onto Campus Boulevard in Kansas City, Kansas. As the vehicle began to turn, a vehicle traveling eastbound on Parallel Parkway collided with the front passenger side of the car at around 5:20 p.m. The teen suffered serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to the hospital. The accident scene was in front of the Kansas City Kansas Community College. The accident is being investigated by the Kansas City Police Department.
In 2014, auto accidents were the primary cause of fatalities for individuals ages 13 to 19 in the United States. In fact, 2,652 lives were lost in auto accidents that year, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. There are numerous factors that can lead to an auto accident and tragically, most of these factors are caused by the negligence of another party. The driver, automotive manufacturer, roadway engineers, or mechanical crews could be guilty of the negligence that caused a crash.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in an auto accident, it is important to contact the St. Louis law firm of Meyerkord & Kurth. Our attorneys have more than $350 million in compensation for our clients lost wages, medical expenses, property damages, and mental anguish. We will take all necessary steps to successfully handle your case while we support you throughout the process. Contact our experienced attorneys today for a free no-obligation consultation.