Semi Driver Hurt In Western Kansas Rollover Accident

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Saturday, July 28, 2012

The driver of a tractor-trailer was seriously hurt in a rollover accident on a Lane County Highway. It happened just after 9:00 this morning on Kansas Highway 4, about one mile east of Healy.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says 65-year-old Ronald Riner, of Scott City, was westbound when he drove into a ditch and overcorrected. The semi then slid and rolled onto its top.

A witness says the wide-load semi was hauling a field sprayer containing water.

Riner was transported to a local hospital in serious condition and was later flown to a hospital in Hays.

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