On Sunday night, a serious auto accident in Kansas involved multiple injuries and resulted in the death of a pregnant woman. The accident happened in Overland Park at around 7 p.m., and the collision occurred on West 75th Street and Metcalf. According to police, eight individuals were involved in the accident and six were transported by ambulances to hospitals. The extent of their injuries is unknown. Tragically, a 39-week pregnant woman died as a result of her injuries and miraculously, doctors were successful in delivering her baby and it is doing well. Police are continuing to investigate the crash.
Every year it is estimated that around 37,000 fatalities are caused in auto accidents, according to the Association for Safe International Roadways. A fatal car accident can affect many people due to the victim’s loved ones suffering the loss. Experiencing a loved one’s death is one of the most difficult events a person can suffer. Learning that their death occurred in a preventable auto accident is devastating. To receive justice for your loved one and hold the at-fault party responsible, it is crucial to speak to an auto accident attorney.
The personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth will support you with compassion during the difficult time of losing a loved one. Our attorneys will investigate your accident to determine if you are eligible to file a personal injury or wrongful death case in order to hold the negligent party accountable. We will obtain justice by recovering the maximum compensation for medical expenses, funeral costs, loss of economic support, and mental anguish. If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, contact our office for a free no-obligation consultation.