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24-year-old woman who was injured in U.S. 40 accident dies

A 24-year-old Topeka woman who was thrown from an SUV last week in a one-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 40 died from her injuries Saturday, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Sgt. Kristen Dymacek said Tuesday.

Man in fair condition following Tuesday accident on U.S. 40; woman's condition unclear

A 24-year-old Topeka man remained in fair condition Thursday after being thrown from a vehicle in a wreck Tuesday, a Stormont Vail Hospital representative said.

58-year-old Lawrence man still in fair condition after suffering serious injuries in Sunday accident

Douglas Hitt, 58, of Lawrence, remained in fair condition Thursday after suffering serious injuries in a head-on collision Sunday, a Stormont Vail Hospital representative said Thursday.

Lawrence woman, 38, in critical condition following Wednesday collision on K-10

A 38-year-old Lawrence woman was in critical condition Thursday after a head-on collision on Kansas Highway 10 Wednesday morning, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Sgt. Kristen Dymacek said.

Condition unknown for Baldwin City woman who sustained 'life-threatening' injuries in Monday collision

The condition of a 48-year-old Baldwin City woman remains unknown Wednesday after she was taken by air ambulance in critical condition to Kansas University Hospital following a collision Monday on U.S. Highway 59.

Lawrence man remains hospitalized but in fair condition following head-on collision Sunday

Douglas Hitt, 58, of Lawrence, remains in fair condition after suffering serious injuries in a head-on collision Sunday, a Stormont Vail Hospital representative said Wednesday.

Woman in critical but stable condition following accident on U.S. 40; children OK

A 24-year-old Topeka woman is in critical but stable condition after being taken by helicopter to Kansas University Hospital Tuesday following a one-vehicle accident in the 600 block of U.S. Highway 40.

Man in fair condition after Sunday collision on Hwy. 40

A 58-year-old Lawrence man is in fair condition Monday after a head-on vehicle collision Sunday morning, a Stormont-Vail Hospital spokesperson said Monday.

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NTSB report says broken engine part was likely cause of crash that killed Lawrence pilot

Records of a fatal 2012 plane crash near Wichita indicate a part that broke inside the aircraft’s engine was the likely reason the Cessna Caravan went down.

Pedestrian hit by vehicle, airlifted from Sixth and Iowa late Thursday night

Lawrence Police are investigating after a man was struck by a vehicle late Thursday night near West Sixth and Iowa Streets.

Commissioners thinking about renaming Missouri Street

Expect a windy and warm afternoon as our high soars to 77 degrees with a strong south wind between 15-30 mph. The warmer set-up continues for the evening as our temperature drops to 45 under partly cloudy skies. In today's ...

County leaders hope for a slice of the stimulus

Clouds will blot out the sun from time to time during the morning and afternoon, but a south wind between 10-20 mph will keep our daytime high around 56. Our wind should drop to 5-10 mph out of the south ...

Construction accident injures worker at Oread Inn site

Cool temperatures and rain will dominate the day once again. Expect a high around 57 degrees with a north breeze between 5-10 mph. The showers will continue through the evening with a chilly overnight low around 45 degrees with a ...

Kansas Turnpike Authority plans to replace uprooted trees

Temperatures will remain slightly above average for the first day of fall. Expect the high to top out around 83 degrees with a breezy southeast wind between 5-15 mph with gusts near 20. A few more clouds will be scattered ...

Jury in T-shirt case rules in favor of KU

Tuesday will be warm and breezy with a high of 92°. A federal jury finds in favor of KU in its lawsuit against a local T-shirt retailer. Police release details of the victim killed in a mo-ped accident Saturday. A ...

Plane crash kills two

Temperatures will push 90 degrees for the afternoon with humidity being our main threat for today. Look for partly cloudy skies for the afternoon with a south wind between 10-20 mph. There is a slight chance of a shower or ...

Lifestar helicopter transports victim to KU Medical Center

A Kansas University student is transported by air ambulance Saturday afternoon from the lawn of Allen Fieldhouse after being struck by a car in the 1500 block of Irving Hill Road.

Tuesday bicyclist accident

Shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday, a truck heading north on Iowa Street collided with a bicycle near the Harvard Road intersection, sending the cyclist to the hospital with critical injuries.

Derby teen stays optimistic after losing legs in accident

Colby Liston, an eighteen-year-old from Derby and his father Matt Liston talk about Colby's road to recovery after an Aug. 26 accident in which he was pinned between two vehicles cost him to lose both of his legs from above the knee.

Five-Vehicle Accident on Sixth Street

Emergency response crews work to help those injured in a five-vehicle accident near the intersection of Sixth Street and Kasold Drive on Wednesday.

One man killed in turnpike accident

Emergency personnel direct traffic on the Kansas Turnpike past the scene of a fatal accident just after 2 p.m. Wednesday. The crash involved a vehicle and a semitrailer east of Lawrence and occurred in the westbound lane of I-70 just east of the Lawrence Service Center about 3 miles east of Lawrence. The vehicle crossed from the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 into the westbound lanes and hit semitrailer.

Woman taken to hospital after motorcycle accident

A Lawrence woman was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital by ambulance Thursday, Oct. 13 after a two-vehicle accident near the intersection of Sixth and Mississippi Streets. Her injuries were believed to be non-life-threatening.

Life-flight on Sixth Street

Emergency crews assist a man with a head injury on Sept. 16, 2011.

An air ambulance assists at the Kansas Turnpike

An air ambulance on the scene of a single-vehicle accident at eastbound mile marker 200 of the Kansas Turnpike.

LifeStar Helicopter Aided Crash Victim on Turnpike

An air ambulance aides in a single-vehicle accident at eastbound mile marker 200 of the Kansas Turnpike.

Truck into front porch

Eyewitness account of truck crashing into front porch on West Sixth Street.