The passenger in a Dodge Durango sustained what were believed to be minor injuries Friday after the vehicle went off a Stafford County road. The driver was not injured.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at 9:54 p.m. on U.S. 281 and NE 70th St., about 4 miles north of St. John. Donald L. Elliott, 58, of Otis was driving the 2007 sport utility vehicle; he was westbound on NE 70th St. and disobeyed the stop sign at U.S. 281. The vehicle left the roadway, entered the ditch and struck a fence, then rolled onto the driver’s side.
Passenger Amber L. Rightmyer, 22, from Otis was taken to the Stafford County Hospital.
Both occupants were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.