News: Pedestrian critically injured in hit-and-run involving semi-truck in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, MO – Kansas City police are searching for the driver involved in a collision with a pedestrian on Tuesday morning.


A report by KMBC states the victim was struck near Wilson Avenue and Belmont Boulevard at about 11:30 a.m.


Investigators learned that the driver of a semi-truck, tractor and trailer was going south on Belmont Boulevard and turned too sharply while making a turn, causing the vehicle to jump a curb and go through the median.


The trailer hit the pedestrian standing on the sidewalk, then crashed into a telephone pole.


The pedestrian was taken to an area hospital and was listed in critical condition. Police said the driver left the scene without stopping to help.


If you or a loved one have been struck by a vehicle due to the actions of a reckless hit-and-run driver, the Kansas City personal injury lawyers at Playter Trial Lawyers are ready to offer our assistance.  We will fight diligently on your behalf in court to help you seek the compensation you deserve. Call us at  (816) 666-8902 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation where we can review your case in detail.

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