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Injury accidents reported
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Area law enforcement agencies responded to the following one-vehicle injury accidents in recent days:
A Ford F-250  driven by Brook P. McGinnes, 23, Great Bend, went off the road in the 100 block of NE 120 Ave. in Barton County at 10:30 p.m. Saturday.
Barton County Sheriff’s Office reports McGinnes lost control of the truck, which entered the ditch and rolled onto its roof. Passenger Reba M. Thomas, 19, of Ellinwood, sustained neck and back injuries and was transported to Ellinwood District Hospital by Ellinwood Emergency Medical Services. McGinnes and passenger Sheila J. White, 20, Ellinwood, were not injured. No one was wearing a seat belt. Kansas Highway Patrol also assisted at this accident.
KHP reports a Chevrolet Cobalt driven by Nichole L. Newman, 31, Augusta, went off Interstate 70 at 1:47 p.m. Sunday, 3.3 miles west of the K-14 junction north of Ellsworth. The vehicle entered the median and struck the crossover, rolling one time and coming to rest on its wheels. She was taken to Ellsworth County Hospital with undetermined injuries. Newman was wearing a seat belt.
On Thursday, Nov. 22, Bryan A. Vazquez, 15, of Albert was driving east on K-96, about five miles east of Albert, at 7:10 p.m. Vazquez lost control of the Ford passenger car when the right rear tire failed. The car entered the north ditch and rolled twice. KHP reports he was injured but not transported. Three passengers, all from Albert, also suffered injuries. Horacio Vazquez, 39, was not transported. Zenaida Vazquez, 42, and Miriam A. Vazquez, 12, were both taken to Great Bend Regional Hospital. Bryan and Horacio were wearing seat belts; Zenaida and Miriam were not.