An injury-accident was reported about 1:05 p.m. Saturday, April 25, on I-70 from the 3rd Street exit near Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kan., according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
A Chrysler car lost control while negotiating a curve on wet pavement and struck the left barrier wall, according to the trooper’s report.
The driver, a 79-year-old man from Benton, Ark., had a possible injury and was taken to the hospital.
A passenger, a 14-year-old girl from Benton, Ark., also had a possible injury and was taken to the hospital, the report stated.
Another unrelated accident was reported about 7:24 a.m. Saturday, April 25, on westbound I-70 west of the 57th Street exit.
According to the Kansas Turnpike Authority trooper’s report, a Chevrolet van was westbound in the right lane when it drifted onto the right shoulder, swerved to avoid a vehicle on the shoulder, went across all three lanes and struck a barrier wall.
The driver, a 19-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man, was injured and taken to a hospital. He was not wearing a seat belt, the report stated.