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Head-On Crash In I-70 Construction Zone

KSAL StaffAugust 12, 2013

A car and a semi collide head-on in a crash on Interstate 70 in a construction zone in Dickinson County late Sunday night.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a semi was headed west in the construction zone east of Abilene. A car was going the wrong way, headed east in the westbound lane. The vehicles collided head-on. 

The driver of the car, identified as 46-year-old Alonzo Lax from Topeka, was injured. He was transported to a Wichita hospital. The driver of the semi, 49-year-old Bruce Uhlenkamp from Central City, Iowa, was not badly hurt, and was not transported by EMS.

Troopers say that both drivers were buckled up.

The crash happened At 10:35 Sunday night in a construction zone on Interstate 70 in Dickinson County 7 miles east of Abilene.

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