Car Flips Into South Salina Backyard.
Todd Pittenger - September 11, 2015 8:10 pm
A single vehicle crash ended with a car on its top, in the backyard of a South Salina home Friday evening. The crash happened on Belmont Boulevard near Stewart Elementary School, between Kensington and Wesley Streets .
Salina Police Office James Bogan told KSAL News at the scene that the crash happened when the driver of a white Honda Civic lost control.
Bogan says that the car was heading east on Belmont, from Magnolia towards Ohio Street. The driver was attempting to pass another car, and going at a high rate of speed around a curve, when he lost control.
The Honda crossed the median, both westbound lanes of Belmont, jumped a curve, and rolled. It ended on its top, in a backyard. Bogan says it appears the car rolled several times.
The driver, whose name was not immediately available at the scene, was transported by EMS to Salina Regional Heath Center with non-life threatening injuries.
The crash happened just before 7:00 Friday evening.
Bogan adds that speed played a factor in the crash the crash, and there is a good possibility that the driver will receive some citations.