Crash Alert: Woman struck by a vehicle and killed while standing on the shoulder of I-435

KANSAS CITY, MO - A 40-year-old woman was killed yesterday when she was struck by a vehicle while standing on the shoulder of Interstate 435. The incident occurred south of the Eastwood Trafficway at around 10:20 p.m.

According to the Kansas City Star, the Lee's Summit woman was traveling northbound on I-435 when her Honda sedan was involved in a minor accident. Her vehicle was disabled in the crash, and she parked it on the left shoulder of the road. 

A northbound Chevrolet SUV saw the disabled vehicle and attempted to pull over and help. In doing so, the car struck the woman and killed her. The driver of the SUV stayed behind and cooperated with the police. 

The Kansas City car accident lawyers of Roth Davies, LLC, understand how devastating motor vehicle accidents can be. We provide caring, compassionate representation to those who've been hurt or who've lost loved ones due to tragic accidents in Kansas and Missouri. If you need qualified legal assistance from an experienced car accident attorney, call us at (913) 451-9500 or reach out to us online right away.


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