kansas city fatal auto accident

Motorcycle Collision with SUV and Tractor Trailer Leaves Two Dead in Kansas City, Missouri

By John Page on July 8, 2011 - Comments off

Two people were killed and one was seriously injured in an accident involving two motorcycles, an SUV and a big rig in Kansas City, Missouri on Wednesday, June 22, according to The crash happened on US 169 near I-435 late into the evening. The two motorcycles and the SUV crashed head-on. Shortly after the first accident, a tractor trailer attempted to avoid the crash site but ran over one of the injured motorcycle drivers.

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Police say that a passenger on one of the motorcycles died as a result of the crash with the SUV. The driver of the motorcycle that was hit by the tractor trailer was also killed in the crash. The driver of the other motorcycle was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the SUV and the driver of the tractor trailer did not sustain injuries in the crash.

Many important questions need to be answered in the aftermath of such a serious crash. Police are still piecing together what happened. It will be critical to determine why the SUV and the motorcycles collided in the first place. Was it because the motorcycles were passing someone and went into the SUV’s lane or did the SUV swerve into their lane? Was the tractor trailer driver going too fast or not paying enough attention to avoid hitting the downed motorcyclist?

These types of questions will determine liability in a situation like this. It is important to talk to a lawyer in the aftermath of such a crash so that you can figure out whether you can recover money after being involved in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence. If you or a loved-one has been the victim in a serious tractor trailer crash or a serious motorcycle crash, call our Missouri tractor trailer motorcycle crash lawyers at Page Law for a free consultation at 314-322-8515. Our experienced attorneys will ask the right questions and help put you on the path to recovery after a serious accident.


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