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Chrissie Cole

Man Falls Out Of Car On Kansas Turnpike

A man suffered serious head injuries and road rash after he fell from a moving vehicle near the East Topeka turnpike toll booth, authorities said.
Emergency crews responded to the east gate of…

Chrissie Cole

Pedestrian Injured In Hit And Run

A pedestrian was struck and injured in a hit and run accident in Junction City Sunday early morning.
William Head, 24, of Manhattan, was walking along the 1000 block of East 6th Street, just…

Chrissie Cole

Topeka Man Dies In Car Accident

Wet weather is likely the cause of car crash that claimed the life of a 72-year-old Topeka man on Wednesday morning near Junction City, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
While driving on…

Matthew Bergmann

Five Killed In Osage County Crash

Five people, including two toddlers and three adults were killed in Osage County, Kansas on Friday after two vans collided head-on. The accident occured on K-268, just east of US-75 highway. At this point, the only known survivor of the tragedy is a 5-year-old boy who was rescued by emergency services and sent to a hospital in Topeka, Kansas with non-life threatening injuries. The Kansas…

Matthew Bergmann

Hit And Run Leaves Man In Critical Condition

A dangerous intersection in North Topeka has claimed another victim as a man riding his bicycle was involved in a hit and run accident late Tuesday evening. Authorities have yet to identify the man, who suffer severe head injuries, but have confirmed that the incident took place in the 1300 block of N.W. Harrision. Apparently, a vehicle traveling northbound veered across the southbound lanes of…

Matthew Bergmann

One Dead And Two Injured In Three Motorcycle Accidents

A rash of motorcylce accidents left one person dead and two others seeking medical treatment on Sunday. William John Moser, 57, a resident of Liberty, Mo, was killed in Leavenworth County when he lost control of his motorcycle and slid under an oncoming vehicle. The accident occured on Kansas Highway 5 at approximately 4:40 p.m. Authorities say that Moser, who had just purchased the the…

Shannon Weidemann

Lawrence Woman Hurt in Car Accident

A woman from Lawrence was hurt in a car accident on I-70. The 49-year-old woman driver of the car started to leave the road and tried to get back on when she overcorrected and ended up driving off the road and flipping the car. The accident occurred shortly after 1 p.m. Friday about two miles east of the Topeka service station, or about 10 miles west of Lawrence.It is believed she was wearing…

Matthew Bergmann

Driver Hits School Bus, Four People Injured

Topeka, Kansas — Several U.S.D. 501 students suffered injuries Monday morning when a vehicle ran a red light and crashed into their school bus. The driver of the school bus and three children were treated for minor injuries following the accident which occured near the corner of S.W. 6th and Washburn. Fortunately, the school bus had just begun its morning route and had not picked up many…

Shannon Weidemann

Head-on Collision Kills One Man

A man was killed late Monday night when he drove over the center line on Kansas Highway 4 and was hit by another vehicle. John Michael Nunn, age 43, was driving his 1991 Honda Accord in the southbound lane. He was hit by a 2003 Ford pickup truck that was going north. The driver of the pickup truck Thomas J. Henniger, age 71, was injured and taken to St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He is in…

Matthew Bergmann

Jefferson County Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

The intersection of US-59 and K-16 highways was the scence of fatal accident yesterday. Nathan High O’Neill (21)was pronounced dead at the scene after the motorcyle he was riding sturck the back end of a semitrailer. Tha accident occured about 10:34 a.m. when O’Neill, a Winchester native, was driving his motorcyle northbound on US-59 and merged to the southbound lanes to yield to a…