Sunday, December 23, 2012

2 dead after head-on collision in Wyandotte County

Otis Estell, age 66 and William Jerdee, age 47 both lost their lives in a terrible accident in Wyandotte County Kansas.  According to the Kansas Highway Patrol on December 5, 2012 at approximately 7:47 pm on I70 Westbound at milepost 424 at the Lewis and Clark Viaduct the accident occurred.  The Police report states that the accident occurred when a vehicle operated by Otis Estell was driving on the wrong side of the highway without headlights. William Jerdee was operating his vehicle in the westbound lanes when Mr. Estell struck his vehicle head on.  The reasons as to why the vehicle was driving on the wrong side of the highway with no headlights are still unknown.  Both the drivers, Kansas residents, were pronounced dead shortly thereafter.

Police Report

The death of these individuals is a terrible loss to their families before the holidays and I am sure they will be greatly missed.  If you or a loved one find themselves in need of an experienced wrongful death lawyer please contact the attorneys of Copley Roth and Wilson LLC.  Our firm has extensive experience handling personal injury and wrongful death claims and is here to compassionately assist you in your time of need.

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