KANSAS CITY, MO - A man was fatally struck by a vehicle while running away from the scene of a previous crash on I-435 late Tuesday night.
According to KCTV, the first crash occurred at about 10:51 after a Toyota RAV4 hit the median near 23rd Street and overturned.
A passenger exited the vehicle and was running away from the crash site when they were hit by two additional vehicles heading north on the freeway.
The unidentified victim died at the scene. The driver of the RAV4 was hospitalized with unspecified injuries. We do not know at this time why the passenger got out of the vehicle.
Our team will update this blog as more information comes to light.
At Foster Wallace, LLC, our experienced team of Kansas City-based car accident lawyers firmly believes in every individual's right to safety on Missouri roads. That is why we will fight for the compensation and the justice you deserve after a crash caused by another driver. Contact our offices today at (816) 439-8665 to speak with a skilled attorney in-depth about the details of your claim.