Crash on 18th injures passenger

A crash at 6:27 a.m. June 30 on 18th Street southbound, just south of Steele Road, injured a passenger, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol report.

A Ford Escape was southbound on 18th when the left wheel locked up, the driver lost control and struck the barrier wall, the trooper’s report stated. Then the vehicle crossed all lanes of traffic and struck the right rock wall, according to the report.

The passenger, a 31-year-old woman from Kansas City, Kan., was injured and taken to a hospital, the report said. The driver, a 30-year-old man from Olathe, Kan., was not injured.

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