PRESS RELEASE: Man in wheelchair dies after hit-and-run

A man in a motorized wheelchair was struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash this morning. The crash occurred around 9:30 a.m. near 11th and Charlotte Streets. Authorities say the victim, identified as 50-year-old Phillip Noel, was crossing the street within the marked crosswalk when the vehicle struck him and sped away. Noel was taken […]

PRESS RELEASE: Child sustains life-threatening injuries in KCK

A seven-year-old boy was seriously injured after being hit by a car near the intersection of 3rd and Troup in Kansas City, Kansas on Wednesday afternoon. According to authorities, the child was apparently crossing the street from a local computer center when he was struck by an oncoming SUV around 5:30 p.m. The driver of […]

Press Release: Deadly Weekend for Pedestrians early in 2018

This past weekend was marked by four crashes involving pedestrians. Three of the victims have died as a result of their injuries. The fourth remains hospitalized. On Friday, January 26, 25-year-old Jyra Hill was struck in the crosswalk of 71 Highway and Gregory before being dragged almost 30 yards. The driver of the vehicle, which […]

A pedestrian and a bicyclist killed in overnight crashes

We are very sad about two overnight crashes that claimed the lives both a pedestrian and a cyclist. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of both people. At this time there is little information available from law enforcement. KC Star: Hit and run driver kills KC pedestrian at 18th and Prospect KCTV-5: Bicyclist […]

Anthony Saluto killed while biking home from work

Updated 4/5/2016 Fox 4 reports that the bicyclist killed Sunday evening was Anthony Saluto. Anthony was on his way home from work at the Opera House Coffee & Food Emporium in the River Market. Police are still questioning the motorist and no charges have been filed yet.   Our thoughts and prayers are with the […]

Michael Forbes Memorial

Michael Forbes was killed by a distracted driver on June 30th near the town of Levasy in rural northeastern Jackson County. The crash is still under investigation as police analyze the driver’s cell phone records. BikeWalkKC is following the case. Matt Maher sent us the following information about a memorial fund and a memorial ride […]