4-car chain accident reported in I-70 construction zone

An accident was reported at 10:20 Sunday, Aug. 30, on westbound I-70 near 57th Street, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report.

A Chevrolet Silverado and Mazda-6 were westbound on I-70 and were stopped in traffic in the construction zone, according to the report.

A third vehicle, a Dodge Charger, approached the stopped traffic, tried to stop and was rear-ended by another vehicle, a Toyota Prius, the report stated.

The Toyota pushed the Charger into the Silverado, which then was pushed into the Mazda-6, the trooper’s report stated.

According to the trooper’s report, the driver of the Toyota, a 31-year-old woman from Atchison, Kansas, had a possible minor injury.

The driver of the Dodge, a 26-year-old man from Kansas City, Missouri, had a possible minor injury, the report stated.

The driver of the Chevrolet pickup, a 64-year-old man from Perry, Kansas, had no apparent injury, according to the report.

The driver of the Mazda, a 41-year-old man from Kansas City, Missouri, had no apparent injury, the report stated.