The highway patrol was called and told that the accident happened west of M-131, but it actually happened about 2 miles east of M-131, causing the ambulance to be delayed in getting Kelley medical attention.
Kelley was taken to Research Medical Centerin Kansas City,Missouri with serious injuries. No further news has been released about his condition.
As this report may tell you, attempting to cross a highway by foot is an extremely dangerous thing to do. Cars are going at much higher speeds on highways and don’t expect pedestrians to be in the road. The average reaction time for a diver on a highway is .68 seconds, but many different factors can slow down reaction time. If your car has broken down and you need to get out for maintenance or to walk somewhere for help, be sure to stay off the highway. Do not cross the highway.
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