Archive for Friday, April 3, 2009

Man taken to LMH with non-life-threatening injuries after single-car accident

April 3, 2009

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A 21-year-old Lawrence man was transported to Lawrence Memorial Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries early Friday morning after a one-vehicle accident near 23rd and Louisiana streets.

The driver, who was using his cell phone at the time of the accident, was alone in the car. He sustained minor facial cuts.

The man was heading north on Louisiana Street when he failed to negotiate a turn and overcorrected his car. The vehicle hit a tree on the west side of Louisiana Street near The Malls Shopping Center. Emergency crews responded at 2:40 a.m.

Lawrence police are investigating whether alcohol was a factor in the accident.

Comments

dragonwagon2 6 years, 3 months ago

This is breaking news? Guess we should be glad its a "slow" news day.

Confrontation 6 years, 3 months ago

Cell phones should be banned. Only idiots drive while using them.

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