On Monday afternoon, the southbound lanes of U.S. 71 Highway were shut down following a rollover crash near Highway 58. Terry Stutts, 52 of Peculiar and her passenger a 10-year old girl were traveling northbound on 71 Highway when Stutts lost control of the vehicle, crossing the median. The car rolled over several times, landing in the southbound lanes of 71 Highway. Stutts, who was not wearing a seat belt, was killed in the accident, while the passenger, who was wearing a seat belt, sustained moderate injuries according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.
Holiday weekends are notoriously dangerous travel times for drivers, and Memorial Day weekend was no exception. What is most important to remember as we head into summer and more people traveling our Kansas and Missouri roadways is to buckle up. Wear your seat belt! Click it or ticket! We all know the slogans by heart, but we also sometimes do not wear our seat belts.
Wearing your seat belt is the single most important safety feature provided in your vehicle that can save your life. At Kansas City Accident Injury Attorneys, we see the tragic results of not wearing seat belts and want to encourage all of our Kansas and Missouri drivers to please buckle up.
Have You Been Injured In A Kansas City Area Car Accident?
If you’ve been injured in a car accident you need to speak with an experienced car accident lawyer as soon as possible. Contact us online or call our Kansas City office directly at 816-471-5111 to schedule your free consultation.
We know that it can feel as if there’s no end in sight when you’re living with a serious injury. At Kansas City Accident Injury Attorneys, we’re on your side from day one. We’ll not only fight for your best interests, but we’ll help you process and deal with your injury along the way. Our personal injury lawyers handle the insurance company for you, and make sure that you find the tools and resources you need to move forward. When you need an experienced, compassionate Kansas City personal injury lawyer, we answer the call.