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Snow causes two accidents Sunday morning

The first snow brings slippery roads resulting in two accidents Sunday morning.

Rollover accident in Franklin County, minor injuries

A 2004 Toyota Tacoma rolled on top of a guardrail going northbound on Highway 59 across the Stafford Road bridge at 11 a.m. Saturday, according to Kansas Highway Patrol Online Crash Log.

Lawrence man airlifted after car crash along Highway 59

A Lawrence man had to be airlifted to Kansas University Hospital Wednesday evening after an animal in the roadway led to a two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 59 in Douglas County.

Kansas highway system ranked fifth overall in national report

The Reason Foundation, a libertarian think tank based in Los Angeles, released a report Thursday ranking the Kansas state highway system fifth best in the nation in overall highway performance and efficiency.

Missouri man killed in motorcycle crash on U.S. 59

A Missouri man has died from his injuries after a motorcycle crash on U.S. Highway 59 Monday night. Randall Lusk, 61, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., was found critically injured in the single-vehicle accident south of Baldwin Junction, about 10 p.m., according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

Vehicle-accident passenger transported by LifeStar helicopter

One passenger in a vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 59 was transported to Kansas University Medical Center by LifeStar helicopter at about 7:45 p.m. Wednesday The accident was in the southbound lane of U.S. 59, less than a mile south of U.S. Highway 56.

Four Ottawa residents transported to hospitals after accident on U.S. Highway 59

A two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 59 caused four passengers to be transported to area hospitals, Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Neil Stanley said.

Ribbon cut on new U.S. Highway 59; road expected to be open to traffic in early October

The ribbon is cut, and soon — but not quite yet — a new U.S. Highway 59 will dramatically cut the risk of serious accidents for motorists traveling between Lawrence and Ottawa.

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Baldwin City man killed in U.S. 59 accident

Homer L. Broyles, an 84-year-old Baldwin City man, died early Tuesday evening after a collision on U.S. Highway 59, near Baldwin City.

59-year-old rural Lawrence man identified as injured driver in semi collision

Douglas County Sheriff’s officers Thursday identified a 59-year-old rural Lawrence man as the driver injured Wednesday afternoon when two semitrailers collided south of Lawrence.

One person dies in van-motorcycle accident

Lawrence fire and medical personnel work the scene of an accident between a motorcycle and another vehicle. One person died at the scene after the Wednesday evening accident near Iowa Street and University Drive, an officer at the scene said.

One transported following motorcycle accident

One person was flown to a Kansas City area hospital Friday night after a motorcycle accident left the person in critical condition. Portions of U.S. Highway 59 were closed temporarily.

One person dies in fatal rollover accident on U.S. 59, south of Lawrence

One person was killed in a single-vehicle rollover accident on U.S. Highway 59, near N. 700 Road, south of Pleasant Grove Hill. The accident happened shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to emergency dispatchers. Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical units on the scene reported the vehicle had left the roadway and suffered major damage.

Accident involving stolen vehicle on U.S. 59

Investigators evaluate the scene of an accident involving a stolen vehicle on U.S. 59 northwest of the Lawrence Municipal Airport on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010.

Woman injured in third traffic accident in three days

A 20-year-old Lawrence woman was injured on HIghway 59 after some paper blew out of her window.

Three injured in highway accident

Three people were injured, one seriously, in an accident on highway 59 Wednesday. One person was treated and released from the hospital while the other two were transported to area hospitals for further treatment.

Head-on collision leaves one seriously injured

One person was seriously injured and two people sustained minor injuries after an multi-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 59 north of Baldwin Junction Wednesday morning.

Accident on E. 1400 Road

Emergency response personnel respond to the scene of an accident involving a motorcycle and a tractor pulling a mower Friday morning near the intersection of E. 1400 Road and N. 2000 Road.

Two injured in car accident on Highway 59

A white truck was traveling southbound on the highway early Sunday morning when it went off the road and rolled at least once.

Woman suffers injuries in Highway 59 wreck

A Lawrence woman is out of the hospital after running her car into a semi truck on U.S. Highway 59.