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Complete Johnson County, KS accident reports and news.

Accidents in Johnson County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Johnson County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Johnson County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Johnson County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Where to find legal assistance after a Johnson County injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an experienced Johnson County personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Johnson County wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Johnson County accident lawyer can do to help.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Wed, 11/09/2016 Truck Accident Jera Luann Fahey, 50, dies after striking semi on Highway 169 in Johnson County, Kansas
Sun, 10/30/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist dies in crash on West 119th Street and Lowell Avenue in Overland Park, Kansas
Mon, 09/19/2016 Bus Accident Injuries reported in collision between school bus and commercial truck at 191st Street and Sunflower Road in Johnson County, Kansas
Sun, 09/11/2016 Car Accident Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Master Deputy Brandon Collins struck and killed by hit-and-run driver during traffic stop in Overland Park, Kansas
Fri, 08/26/2016 Car Accident Vickie Taylor, 50, killed in two-vehicle crash on Metalf Avenue in Mission, Kansas
Wed, 07/27/2016 Pedestrian Accident Harper Rodden, 14 months, killed in pedestrian collision on S. Seminole Drive in Olathe, Kansas
Sat, 07/16/2016 Motorcycle Accident Daniel Marez Jr., 49, killed in motorcycle collision on Kansas 7 in Olathe, Kansas
Sun, 07/03/2016 Car Accident Donna Manning, 69, killed and two people injured in collision at 119th Street and State Line Road in Leawood, Kansas
Tue, 05/31/2016 Car Accident Caitlin Vogel, 24, killed in collision with alleged drunk driver James McAllister, 27, at 191st Street and Nall Avenue in Olathe, Kansas
Wed, 05/25/2016 Car Accident Five people injured in street-racing crash on 119th Street in Overland Park, Kansas
Fri, 04/08/2016 Car Accident Tina Bokay, 44, dies, two injured on U.S. 56 in Johnson County, Kansas
Sun, 01/10/2016 Car Accident Pregnant woman Dennise Lopez killed but baby successfully delivered after three-vehicle collision on 75th Street in Overland Park, Kansas
Thu, 01/07/2016 Truck Accident Car and semi collide on I-35 just south of I-635 near Merriam, Kansas
Tue, 12/08/2015 Truck Accident Box truck crash spills nails and screws over roadway on I-35 near 67th Street in Merriam, Kansas
Thu, 12/03/2015 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian Michael Seaman, 58, killed in collision with vehicle on Interstate 35 in Olathe, Kansas
Fri, 11/27/2015 Car Accident Shyra Graham, 21, killed and one injured in crash at 119th Street and Stang Line Road in Olathe, Kansas
Fri, 11/20/2015 Car Accident Car crashes through front of First Watch in Fairway, Kansas
Sat, 11/07/2015 Car Accident 17-month-old Addilynn R. Poole dead, 8-year old and 20-year old injured in three-vehicle crash on 175th Street and Pflumm Road in Overland Park, Kansas
Tue, 10/27/2015 Car Accident Saleia Aaron killed and one person injured in two-vehicle crash at 159th and Kenneth Road in Overland Park, Kansas
Sat, 10/24/2015 Other Type of Accident Kimberly Hurt, 29, killed in accident involving cut tree near W. 64th Street in Merriam, Kansas