Two people were treated and released from Lawrence Memorial Hospital after a Tuesday evening crash involving four vehicles on U.S. Highway 59 about 3 miles south of Lawrence.
Douglas County Undersheriff Steve Hornberger said at 6 p.m. Laura Brown, 37, of Baldwin City, had stopped her northbound Ford vehicle and was waiting to turn left onto North 873 Road, when a 2001 Oldsmobile driven by Jedediah Peterson, 21, of Carbondale, rear-ended her. Her vehicle was knocked into oncoming traffic, and two southbound vehicle struck it.
The drivers of the two southbound vehicles, Shelly Moore, 36, of Baldwin City, and Adam Larson, 19, of Leonardville, were both taken to LMH and later released.
Hornberger said Peterson was cited for following too closely and driving with an expired license.