body damage in car accidentWichita, KS-Two head-on crashes in the Wichita-area, both occurring last Friday, left four people dead and several injured.
One of those accidents occurred in Wichita on the north side of town around 1:30 p.m. Kansas.com reports that the driver of white Mustang was speeding along Maize Rd. when he hit a curb, lost control of his vehicle and swerved into oncoming traffic where he struck one two vehicles, one head-on.
Upon impact the Mustang burst into flames with the fire eventually spreading to the other two vehicles involved. Bystanders were able to help victims get out of there burning vehicles. The driver of the Mustang was pronounced on the scene and three other people were injured, Kansas.com reported.
Police and witnesses say the Mustang driver was speeding but aren’t sure exactly how fast he was going or why he lost control.
The majority of motorists speed at one time or another which explains why it contributes to nearly a third of fatal traffic accidents. But the need for speed can have deadly consequences– as this accident shows—and motorists with this habit should understand that when they cause an accident, they are responsible for the resulting injuries.
Kansas accident victims can turn to one of the exceptional personal injury lawyers at USAttorneys to assist them with their civil claim. With legal counsel, you can dramatically increase the settlement amount you receive. That is because they not only understand the value of your injuries but also know how to build a convincing claim.
A similar accident also occurring around 1:30 p.m. Friday left three people dead. That accident occurred in Butler County on Highway 54.
The Butler County Times Gazette reports that 45-year-old Charla Smalls was driving a Ford with three passengers when she drifted in oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a pickup truck.
Smalls along with two passengers, Caesare M. Smith, 35, and Sonja Roubideaux, 48, were killed the accident, the Butler County Times Gazette reports.
A 21-year-old passenger in Smalls’ vehicle and the 70-year-old driver of the pickup truck were injured and had to be taken to area hospitals for treatment.
Police are still trying to determine why smalls veered into oncoming traffic.
Once the initial shock of a major traffic accident wears off, the victims understandably feel confused, unclear how to even go about getting the compensation they need to cover expenses. When you contact a Kansas accident attorney, they will help clear up some of the confusion you have and outline the steps of a successful personal injury or wrongful death claim.
The steps an accident victim takes in the aftermath of an accident are crucial so make certain one of the first steps you take is to contact an attorney and discuss the facts of your case. They have the resources and legal know-how to ensure you have a strong injury claim that will result in most generous settlement possible. Act now and contact an attorney to begin working on your case today.

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