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Three Hurt In Ottawa County Crashes

KSAL StaffJune 22, 2014

Three people are hurt in crashes on rural roads in Ottawa County.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the first crash happened at 3:10 in the afternoon Saturday on U.S. 81 Highway.

A semi pulling a trailer headed east on Limestone Road failed to stop at a stop sign as it crossed the highway. A car traveling on U.S. 81 hit the trailer.

The 81-year-old driver of the semi was not hurt. The driver of the car, 37-year-old Chad Childs from Newton, was hurt. He was transported to the hospital in Salina. Trooper say both drivers were buckled up.

Thw second crash happened at 5:35 in the evening.

A pickup truck and International farm truck pullng a trailer were headed in opposite directions on 260th Road. Due to heavy dust from a semi in front of her, the driver of the International was unable to see, and hit the pickup head-on.

Both drivers were hurt and were transported to the hospital in Salina. They are 53-year-old Linda Aylward from Solomon and 60-year-old Thomas Brenneman from Solomon. Troopers say that neither was buckled up.

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