Kansas City police officer causes serious accident

Kansas City area residents understand they take a risk every time they drive their car. There are many hazards a driver can encounter while they are on our area roads, many of them caused by negligent drivers. No one expects they are going to be involved in a serious car accident but unfortunately it happens all too frequently.

Two women were seriously injured when their car was hit by a Kansas City police officer who had run a red light. The women were on their way to work when they entered an intersection 39th and Euclid where their car was hit by the police car who had run the red light and didn’t have his siren on. Because of the crash the women were taken to a local hospital with injuries to their hips, stomach, legs and jaw. One woman lost her job because the car was too badly damaged, and she was no longer able to get to work.

No one expects to be in a situation where they are in an unexpected serious car accident. If a person finds themselves to be injured from an accident due to no fault of their own, they may want to speak with a legal professional who is skilled in personal injury. An attorney can help their client figure out what happened and what caused the accident. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and other damages.

An unexpected car accident can be an upsetting event for a family. Not only does the family need to deal with the emotional and physical trauma but they may also be facing thousands of dollars in medical expenses and lost wages. It is important for families to understand that they do have legal options in many of these cases.