Archive for Sunday, March 6, 2011

Man in rollover accident on K-32 airlifted to Kansas City-area hospital

Emergency crews work to free a man trapped in an overturned pickup truck Sunday afternoon near the intersection of K-32 and US 24/40 northeast of Lawrence. The driver was flown to a Kansas City-area hospital with serious injuries.

March 6, 2011, 4:00 p.m. Updated March 6, 2011, 4:23 p.m.

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Emergency crews respond to a one-vehicle rollover accident on K-32, near the intersection of U.S. Highway 24-40, around 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The man injured in the accident was transported by ambulance to Lawrence Municipal Airport, where he was airlifted by a LifeStar helicopter to a Kansas City-area hospital.

Emergency crews respond to a one-vehicle rollover accident on K-32, near the intersection of U.S. Highway 24-40, around 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The man injured in the accident was transported by ambulance to Lawrence Municipal Airport, where he was airlifted by a LifeStar helicopter to a Kansas City-area hospital.

A man involved in a single-vehicle rollover accident Sunday afternoon northeast of Lawrence was airlifted to a Kansas City-area hospital.

According to a witness who arrived at the scene shortly after the accident, emergency crews worked to free the man, who was stuck in an overturned pickup truck on Kansas Highway 32, near the intersection of U.S. Highway 24-40 in northeast Douglas County. Emergency dispatchers received the call about the accident around 3:15 p.m.

Check LJWorld.com for updates as they become available.

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