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Kansas City man ejected from vehicle in rollover accident Friday

October 25, 2011

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A 19-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man was taken to an area hospital following a rollover accident Friday near Tonganoxie in which he was ejected from the vehicle.

Christopher A. Burch was driving a 2001 Toyota Camry Solara north on U.S. Highway 24-40 when his vehicle left the road and entered the ditch, according to Leavenworth County Sheriff’s office reports. Burch’s vehicle hit the bottom of the ditch sideways and rolled twice before coming to rest on its top. Burch was ejected through the back window of the vehicle and landed with his left leg under the roof of the vehicle. Burch was taken to KU Hospital by Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Services, reports said.

As of Monday evening, Burch was not listed as a patient, a hospital official there said.

The accident occurred about a mile south of Tonganoxie.

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