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February 13th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up
With the snow falling, accidents started early this morning. The first was just after 2:15 a.m., in the 1700 block of Louisiana Street.
Deputies responded on another non-injury accident which reportedly involved a vehicle on its side off of the roadway on Highway 24 northwest of Midland Junction. Douglas County located the vehicle in Jefferson County and remained on scene with the driver until Jefferson County Deputies could arrive.
Back in Lawrence, Officers responded on three noise complaints, two disturbances and a theft.
At 6:15 a.m., Eudora Police along with LDCFM were dispatched to the westbound lanes of K-10 at the Winchester Road bridge for a single vehicle accident. Eudora PD arrived on scene and reported that the vehicle had struck a bridge pillar and one person was injured. LDCFM units reported that the person suffered a serious head injury. The vehicle was said to have sustained "heavy damage" however, the driver did not need to be extricated. More on this accident can be found here from the LJWorld report.
LDCFM also reported a four vehicle non-injury accident in the 1900 block of Iowa Street just after 6:20 a.m.. The accident was said to be blocking several lanes of traffic.
As of 7 a.m., accidents and slide offs are still being reported. No other serious injuries have been reported.
The activity blogged here is only a sampling of some of the things that Douglas County Law Enforcement and Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical respond on. To see a complete list of Lawrence Police activity, the department has that available on their website along with several easy to use maps that show approximate locations for Police activity.
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