Email This Story

Subject:
Recipient's Email:
Sender's Email:
captcha b1f1ca0873614902ae85ae4c55a7c8ec
Enter text seen above:


8 injured in Kansas Turnpike crash

TOWANDA, Kan. (AP) -- The Kansas Highway Patrol says eight people are recovering from injuries suffered when the passenger van they were in crashed on the Kansas Turnpike.

The patrol says two of the people hurt in the accident Sunday near the Towanda Service area are in critical condition.

Lt. Dennis Tate tells KSNW-TV (http://bit.ly/10WYX2k ) that the van went out of control and overturned after one of the tires lost its tread and the driver slammed on the brakes.

The eight people were taken to Wichita hospitals. Their names were not released.