2000 block of E. 1400 Road
Two men were seriously injured after an accident in the 2000 section of East 1400 Road on Friday morning.
Emergency crews were called to the scene at 8:55 a.m. after a motorcycle traveling north on East 1400 Road collided with a tractor traveling south, according to Douglas County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Steve Lewis.
Lewis said Allan Easum, 83, of Jefferson County, was attempting a left turn from East 1400 Road onto a gravel road when the motorcycle struck the back right tire of his tractor.
The driver of the motorcycle, Ryan Rubow, 29, of McLouth, was taken to Kansas University Hospital via LifeStar helicopter with serious injuries.
No information on his condition was available Friday night.
Easum was taken by Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical to Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka with serious injuries.
A family member reported that Easum had surgery on Friday afternoon and remained in intensive care. The hospital listed him in fair condition Friday night.