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68-year-old Lawrence woman dies in rural Douglas County crash

A 68-year-old Lawrence woman died early Friday morning in a one-car crash in rural Douglas County, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

Osawatomie man killed in Franklin County motorcycle accident

An 33-year-old Osawatomie man died from injuries related to a motorcycle accident in Franklin County Tuesday, according to a statement from the Ottawa Police Department.

Colorado man injured in motorcycle crash on K-10

A Colorado man was hospitalized Saturday after losing control of his motorcycle on Kansas Highway 10 in Douglas County.

Kansas Turnpike crash survivor's condition downgraded to critical

The passenger in last weekend’s tractor-trailer accident is now in critical condition, according to University of Kansas Hospital spokesperson Bob Hallinan. Aurora, Colo. resident Roman Ilyaich, 30, was airlifted to the hospital early Saturday morning after the trailer-tractor driven by his friend crashed into a Kansas Turnpike tollbooth on Interstate 70 near Tonganoxie. The truck’s driver, Sergiy Angelchev, 30, died at the scene.

Manager: Truck driver appeared to be asleep before fatal turnpike crash

The 30-year-old Aurora, Colo., man who died when his tractor-trailer crashed into a Kansas Turnpike toll plaza early Saturday morning appeared to be asleep in photos taken just before the crash, his manager said Tuesday from California. By Stephen Montemayor

One ejected, hospitalized after roll-over accident on U.S. Highway 56

A Topeka woman was taken to Stormont Vail Health Care early Sunday morning after a one-vehicle car accident on U.S. Highway 56 in Baldwin City.

Tractor-trailer crashes into I-70 tollbooth, Colorado driver dead

NOTE: Traffic down to one lane westbound at the eastern terminal. Expect delays. A 30-year-old Aurora, Colo., man was identified as the driver killed early Saturday morning after his tractor-trailer crashed into a Kansas Turnpike tollbooth at the eastern terminal exit on westbound Interstate 70 near Tonganoxie. Meanwhile, a 25-year-old Aurora, Colo., man who was also in the vehicle at the time of the crash is in critical condition after being airlifted to a Kansas City-area trauma center. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports two men were in the truck that hit the tollbooth at highway speeds, never slowing down before crashing. The truck's cab is wrapped around the tollbooth and the engine landed about 50 yards from the tollbooth. By Caitlin Doornbos and Stephen Montemayor

2 workers die in collapse of communication tower

Authorities in northeast Kansas say two people have died after a communications tower they were working on collapsed. The Pottawatomie County sheriff's office says four workers were at the site near Blaine when the tower fell around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Another communications tower also collapsed.

Lawrence woman in satisfactory condition, man's condition unknown after two injury accidents Sunday morning

A 19-year-old Lawrence resident is in satisfactory condition after being life-flighted from a car accident in rural Douglas County early Sunday morning.

Eudora mourns loss of father, son killed in weekend crash

An already small community basketball team was planning to play two short Monday night, after a father and son on the team were killed in a weekend crash. By Sara Shepherd

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 ...

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.

Emergency personnel work to free a driver from an overturned concrete truck

Douglas County Sheriff's officers and Eudora law enforcement work to free a driver from a Penny's concrete truck that overturned on Kansas Highway 10 late Thursday afternoon. The accident delayed traffic for more than three hours.