79-year-old motorcyclist injured in I-70 crash

A motorcyclist was injured in an accident at 7:39 p.m. Thursday, March 4, on the ramp from the 18th Street Expressway to eastbound I-70 in Kansas City, Kansas, according to a trooper’s report.

A 79-year-old Kansas City, Missouri, man had a possible serious injury in the accident, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report.

The Honda motorcycle was exiting from northbound 18th Street when it lost control on the ramp, the trooper’s report stated.

The motorcycle then left the roadway and went into the right ditch, according to the trooper’s report.

According to the trooper’s report, the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet. The motorcyclist was taken to a Kansas City, Kansas, hospital.

Two 18-year-olds injured after vehicle flips over on I-70

Two young adults were injured when their Kia Sportage flipped over on I-70 on Thursday, Feb. 25.

According to a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s crash log, the accident occurred at 6:56 p.m. Thursday on eastbound I-70 near 18th Street.

The Kia was eastbound on I-70, west of 18th Street, in the far right lane when a vehicle merged in front of it, according to the report. The Kia’s driver overcorrected on the shoulder, crossed all lanes of travel and struck the inside wall, the trooper’s report stated.

Then the Kia flipped and ended on its side on the inside shoulder, according to the report.

The driver of the Kia, an 18-year-old woman from Kansas City, Kansas, was taken to the hospital with a possible serious injury, according to the report.

A passenger in the Kia, an 18-year-old man from Kansas City, Kansas, also was taken to the hospital with a possible serious injury, the report stated.

According to the trooper’s report, the two were not wearing safety restraints.

Injuries reported in turnpike accident

Drivers from Kansas City, Kansas, and from Lawrence, Kansas, were injured in an accident at 2:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26, on westbound I-70 in Leavenworth County, according to a trooper’s report.

A 35-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, man was driving a Hyundai sport utility vehicle on westbound I-70 when the Hyundai rear-ended an Acura ILX, according to the trooper’s report.

The Acura lost control, struck the median barrier and overturned, traveling off the right side of the road and coming to rest in a grassy embankment, the trooper’s report stated.

A 52-year-old Lawrence, Kansas, man in the Acura was taken to a hospital with a possible serious injury, the report stated.

The Kansas City, Kansas, driver of the Hyundai also was taken to the hospital with a possible minor injury, according to the report.