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Women, children injured in head-on collision on K-156
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Several people were hospitalized Friday after a car crossed the center line on K-156 in Ellsworth County, and struck an oncoming car.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol online crash logs, Janice A. Perkins, 53, of Ellsworth, was driving south at 2:50 p.m. when her car crossed the line and struck a car driven by Amy Nichole Rivera, 26, of Salina. Perkins was taken to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita and Rivera was taken to Via Christi Medical Center’s Saint Francis Hospital in Wichita. Rivera’s vehicle had two other passengers; 3-year-old Katie Bryan, Salina, was taken to St. Francis, and 5-year-old Mackenzie L. Guillory, Salina, sustained possible injury and was taken to Ellsworth County Medical Center.

A spokesman for St. Francis said Rivera was in serious condition Saturday in the intensive care unit of the hospital, and her daughter Katie was in fair condition.

A spokesman for Wesley said Perkins was in serious condition Saturday.