The Barton County Sheriff’s Office issued the following news release Monday afternoon:
On July 15, 2019 at about 10:52 AM Sheriff’s deputies responded to an injury accident at the intersection of NW. 10th Ave. and NW. 60th Rd. Upon arrival Sheriff’s officers discovered a two-vehicle accident.
Investigation at the scene indicates Veronica Hoffman age 36 of Hoisington was operating a 2010 Chrysler Town & Country Van. Hoffman was southbound on NW. 10th Ave. Hoffman had six children in the vehicle with her.
A 2003 Ford Escape operated by Jennifer Adams, age 63 of Great Bend Kansas was westbound on NW. 60th Rd. Investigation indicates the Adams vehicle failed to stop at the stop sign. The Adams vehicle struck the Hoffman vehicle broadside, causing it to roll one full turn coming to rest in the West ditch on NW. 10th Ave. The Adams vehicle remained on its wheels. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage.
Fortunately, because all the children in the Hoffman vehicle were properly restrained, none were injured. Veronica Hoffman sustained minor injuries and was taken to KU Med. by private vehicle.
Jennifer Adams was transported to KU Medical Center, Great Bend by Hoisington EMS service. Adams injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by Hoisington EMS service and the Hoisington Fire Department.