Archive for Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Two transported to hospital after morning accident in Baldwin City

An SUV involved in a two-vehicle accident this morning at U.S. HIghway 56 and First Street is towed the scene. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured but the driver of the second vehicle was transported to an area hospital.

An SUV involved in a two-vehicle accident this morning at U.S. HIghway 56 and First Street is towed the scene. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured but the driver of the second vehicle was transported to an area hospital.

February 12, 2014, 8:34 a.m.

Updated: February 12, 2014, 5:07 p.m.

An injury accident on U.S. Highway 56 at First Street sent two people to the hospital and closed the highway for about 50 minutes this morning.

Baldwin City Police Chief Greg Neis said a report of the accident identifying the two injured parties had not been turned in as of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. The wreck occurred at about 8:10 a.m. when a northbound vehicle on First Street failed to yield at a stop sign on U.S. 56 and was "T-boned" on the highway by an eastbound SUV, Neis said.

The driver of the SUV was uninjured, Neis said. The driver and a passenger in the northbound vehicle suffered injuries and were taken to an area hospital, Neis said. One suffered a "minor leg injuries" and the second a head injury, the chief said.

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