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Weather Causes Several Wrecks in the Area

Jeremy BohnJanuary 23, 2019

The Saline County Sheriff’s Office and Salina Police Department were kept busy on Tuesday afternoon with several accidents around the city and county.

Around the county there were four accidents including near the intersections of Kipp Rd. and Old 40 Highway, Magnolia and Gypsum Valley Rd., Shipton and Wasserman, as well as a vehicle hitting a fuel island at the Singh Travel Plaza, 2124 N. Hedville Rd.

In all of the accidents in Saline County, they were caused due to slick roads, only minor injuries were reported, but no one was transported to the hospital.

Saline County Undersheriff Brent Melander tells KSAL News that Singh Travel Plaza sustained $200 in damage to their fuel pumps.

In Salina, a vehicle lost control on the ice in the 500 block of S. Ohio St. and struck a boulder in front of Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home. The 37-year-old New Cambria woman was sent to the hospital and her vehicle sustained major damage.

Police Capt. Paul Forrester says that the 2013 Hyundai Elantra was towed from the scene and the woman was cited for driving too fast for conditions.

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