Kansas Highway Patrol responded to two injury accidents on Friday, one in Barton County and another one in Ellsworth County.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol an accident occurred on U.S. 281 at mile marker 103 a quarter mile south of Great Bend at 8:55 a.m. A 2000 Jeep Sport utility driven by Carolyn Tindall, 60, of Great bend. The Vehicle was heading southbound on U.S. 281, crossing the Arkansas River bridge, when the vehicle struck the outside retaining wall. Then went across all lanes of traffic and struck the inside retaining wall. The vehicle came to rest in the southbound lanes.
Tindall received injuries and was transported to Great Bend Regional Hospital.
Tindall was not wearing her seat belt.
Another accident happened in Ellsworth County, a 2015 Honda Accord, driven by Todd Linenberger, 34, of Hays was heading eastbound on I-70 in the right hand lane. A 2000 GMS pickup driven Thomas Terry Carlisle Jr, 62, of Texas rear-ended the vehicle driven by Linenberger. The Honda Accord came to rest in the median facing east. The pickup separated from its trailer. The trailer came to rest in the median and the pickup came to rest on the eastbound shoulder facing west.
Both drivers received possible injuries. Carlisle was taken to Ellsworth County Medical Center
Both drivers were wearing their seat belt.