Two Hurt When Car Hits Truck Protecting Work Crew

Two people are hurt when a car strikes a truck that was protecting a crew working along Interstate 70 Monday evening.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a car was headed west on the interstate when it struck the rear of a traffic attenuator truck. The truck was protecting a crew working on the shoulder ahead of it.

The car spun into the center median where it came to rest.

The driver of the car and a passenger were both transported to the hospital. The driver, 20-year-old  Alexander Krcmarik from Fort Collins, Colorado, was transported to the hospital in Ellsworth. The passenger, 21-year-old Dillon Cosgrove from Wheaton, Illinois, was transported to the hospital in Salina.

The driver of the truck was not hurt.

The crash happened at 6:47 Monday evenig in Ellsworth County at the Wilson exit along Interstate 70.