Driver, Dog Die in Northland Crash

An automobile accident is a serious matter. Dealing with the physical, psychological, and monetary trauma can be overwhelming. At Northland Injury Law, we have years of experience advocating for injured drivers. We have the knowledge, care, and experience to ensure you receive fair compensation if injured in an automobile accident.

A man and his dog are dead after a Sunday afternoon car crash in the Northland.

According to the Kansas City Police Department, the driver failed to negotiate a curve on Northwest Roanridge Road and traveled down an embankment. The car caught fire, and first responders and bystanders were unable to save the man. He was traveling with two dogs, one of which died at the scene. The other is currently being treated.

Accident Investigation Unit Sergeant Deb. Randol stated “I think I saw half a dozen fire extinguishers.” “[They] just couldnt get it [the fire] out, or him out.”.

“People seem to think now is the time for speed.” Randol commented further.

Two officers are being treated for smoke inhalation and one firefighter suffered minor injuries.

This fatal crash if the 15th of 2021, which is the same number of deadly crashes to date in 2020.

KCPD reported 103 fatal crashes in 2020, up from 77 in 2019.

Two other speed related crashes also occurred in Kansas City on Saturday.

If you or a loved one have suffered accident injuries in a car accident call Northland Injury Law at (816) 400-4878 to speak to a Missouri automobile accident lawyer today for help in recovering the compensation you need. An experienced personal injury attorney can ease some of the burden by engaging in fact-finding, gathering the necessary documentation, and crafting concise and thorough demands for settlement of your claim.

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