Archive for Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Baldwin City woman recovering from Sunday accident

May 11, 2010

A Baldwin City woman who was injured in an accident early Sunday morning has been upgraded to fair condition. The accident happened on U.S. Highway 59 near Pleasant Grove.

Douglas County Undersheriff Steve Hornberger said a truck failed to make a turn while traveling southbound on U.S. 59. It hit at least one fence and rolled over in a field.

Both the driver and the passenger were ejected from the vehicle. The driver was identified as Cassandra R. Mayo, 26, Baldwin City. The passenger was Calvin Coleman Jr., 29, Baldwin City.

Mayo was flown by air ambulance to Kansas University Hospital in critical condition. Coleman was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. He was treated and released from the hospital Sunday.

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