A car crash at 67th Street and South Benton Avenue killed three people and critically injured two othersaround 3:30 a.m.Sunday morning in Kansas City. Police reported that the driver apparently lost control of the vehicle, sending it airborne and crashing into a tree. The tree was uprooted due to the force of the collision. Driver Stephen Johnson, DeJuan Williams and Denise White were all prounounced dead at the accident scene. Two other victims were taken to Kansas City area hospitals for treatment. Police are continuing their investigation of the motor vehicle collision.
Careless or reckless driving can have tragic results. In this case, three families lost loved ones in this deadly car wreck, while two other families are dealing with critical injuries. At Roswold Law Group,Kansas City Accident and Injury Attorneys, our lawyers and staff want to express our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of these personal injury and fatality victims. Having handled numerous car, truck and other motor vehicle accident personal injury claims and cases, we see all too often that high-speed accidents have catastrophic and even deadly consequences. Car crashes of this type should serve as a reminder to all of us Kansas City area drivers as well as our drivers throughout Kansas and Missouri to drive within the posted speed limits and always use caution when operating a motor vehicle.