Law enforcement report
¢ A 63-year-old Overland Park man was transported to Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka Friday night following a car accident on U.S. Highway 56. The accident occurred at 9:12 p.m. in the 900 block of North 300 Road, southwest of Lawrence. The man suffered critical injuries. Douglas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the accident. Lt. Kari Wempe, sheriff's office spokeswoman, said the man was flown to Topeka instead of a Kansas City area hospital because of severe weather. The man's name has not been released.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported these responses:
¢ Motor vehicle accident, 2:47 p.m. Friday, Kentucky and West 16th streets.
¢ Motor vehicle accident, 3:49 p.m. Friday, 1600 Kasold Drive.
¢ Assist person, no obvious injury, 3:52 p.m. Friday, 1610 W. Second Terrace.
¢ Motor vehicle accident, 5:09 p.m. Friday, Nieder Road and West Third Street.
¢ Cover assignment, standby, 8:03 p.m. Friday, 1003 E. 23rd St.
¢ Good intent call, 9:35 p.m. Friday, 4000 West Sixth Street.
¢ Motor vehicle accident, 4:37 a.m. Saturday, 1741 W. 19th St.
¢ Cover assignment, standby, 5:50 a.m. Saturday, 1741 W. 19th St.