Three Girard, Kan., residents were injured in a single-vehicle accident at 12:20 p.m. Saturday on County Road 160 in Crawford County, nearly two miles south of Highway 47, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
The driver, Carol L. Shay, 65, and passengers James Lee Shay, 64, and Christian D. Lavender, 8, were taken to Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, the patrol said.
The patrol said the northbound vehicle ran off the road into a ditch and overturned.
• Two Mulberry, Kan., residents were injured in a single-vehicle accident at 8:45 a.m. Saturday on Route V in Barton County, 10 miles northwest of Lamar, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Willma S. Cagle, 52, was flown by medical helicopter to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin with serious injuries, the patrol said. She was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Jack L. Cagle, 51, who was taken by ambulance to the same hospital with minor injuries, the patrol said.
The patrol said the eastbound vehicle hit a deer in the road.
• A Girard, Kan., man was injured in an accident just after midnight Saturday on Highway 47 east of 190th Street, according to the Crawford County sheriff’s office.
Daniel J. Droessler, 35, was taken by ambulance to Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, the sheriff’s office said.
Droessler’s eastbound all-terrain vehicle hit a deer in the road and overturned, authorities said.
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