BONNER SPRINGS, KANSAS (July 11 , 2017) – Four people were killed in a tragic multi vehicle accident on Interstate 70 on Tuesday afternoon, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 1:00 pm on the westbound side of Interstate 70 near 174th Street. A semi truck reportedly struck a passenger vehicle, and the impact set off a chain reaction crash involving another passenger car and another semi truck. At least one of the semi’s caught on fire and was almost completely engulfed.
Four people reportedly were killed in the accident, and the driver of one of the semi trucks was hospitalized in unknown condition. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”