Four accidents reported Saturday on Wyandotte County highways

Four accidents were reported Saturday on highways in Wyandotte County.

The area experienced rain and light snow overnight.

A 2008 Ford Fusion hydroplaned at 11:47 p.m. Saturday while it was northbound on I-635 in Kansas City, Kan., according to a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report.

The Fusion spun and struck a tree, injuring the driver, a 56-year-old woman from Platte City, Mo.

In a separate accident, a 2002 Honda Accord was eastbound on I-670 in Kansas City, Kan., at 11:13 p.m. March 15 when it struck a large puddle of water, according to a trooper’s report.

The driver lost control, striking the outside barrier wall. The driver, a 28-year-old man from Olathe, Kan., was injured and taken to a hospital.

Another vehicle, a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser, was eastbound on I-670 at 11:13 p.m. March 15 when it struck a large puddle of water, lost control and struck the inside barrier wall in a separate accident, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report.

The driver, a 19-year-old woman from Kansas City, Mo., was not injured.

A passenger in the car, an 18-year-old woman from Kansas City, Mo., had a possible injury, according to the report.

A fourth accident was reported on eastbound I-70, between the 78th Street and I-435 exits in Kansas City, Kan.

According to a Kansas Turnpike Authority trooper’s report, a 2012 Scion in the center lane had almost completed passing a semi in the left lane when the accident occurred at 10:45 p.m. March 15.

The semi moved into the center lane, striking the Scion and causing the car to spin around to the front of the semi, according to the trooper’s report.

The semi then struck the Scion on the driver’s side, causing it to hit the wall, the report stated. The Scion came to rest, blocking the right lane of the traffic.

The driver of the Scion, a 25-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man, was not injured, according to the report.

A 15-year-old female passenger and a 14-year-old female passenger in the Scion, both from Kansas City, Kan., were injured, the report stated.

The driver of the semi, a 49-year-old Burlingame, Kan., man, also was not injured.

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