Man Hurt in Scooter Crash Dies

An elderly Salina man dies at the hospital following a Monday traffic crash.

According to Lt. Scott Siemsen, 93-year-old Eugene Olson died at Salina Regional Hospital on Wednesday, after being severely injured in an accident in the 2100 block of Tulane Monday afternoon around 3:30pm.

Police say the incident remains under investigation – after Olson, who was riding a 4-wheel electric scooter was struck from behind by a car driven by 49-year-old Dennis Campbell of Salina.

Lt. Siemsen tells KSAL News an autopsy was ordered yesterday.

Siemsen added Olson had been placed in ICU with multiple lacerations and some internal injuries following the crash.

No citations have been issued at this time.