The officer in the passenger seat took the brunt of the impact. He was unconscious when rescuers arrived and had to be cut from the vehicle. He suffered numerous broken bones and has a bruised lung. According to experts, his recovery is expected to take approximately three months. The officer driving the vehicle also sustained minor injuries in the accident, but was released from the hospital Sunday evening.
Ross and his two passengers, one an assistant U.S. Attorney, had reportedly attended the Chief's game earlier that afternoon. No one in that vehicle was injured. Ross had a blood alcohol content of 0.185 according to court documents, more than twice the legal limit. He has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault and driving while intoxicated.
The lawyers at Roswold Law Group want to wish for a speedy and full recovery for the two police officers involved in this accident. Drunk driving cannot be tolerated in our city, the results are often deadly. As Kansas City Auto Accident Attorneys, we understand the dangers of drinking and driving and encourage everyone to name a designated driver. Let's keep our Kansas City streets safe for everyone!
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