Archive for Friday, July 15, 2016

Accident south of Tonganoxie sends youth to hospital

July 15, 2016

An accident Thursday night south of Tonganoxie sent a 7-year-old to an area hospital.

A 1992 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Steven A. Waite, 43, Tonganoxie, was headed south on U.S. Highway 24-40 just after 10 p.m. He stopped to make a left-hand turn when his vehicle was rear-ended by a 2006 Scion driven by Sabrina K. Hiatt, 18, Leavenworth, according to Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office reports.

Passengers in the Grand Prix were Izac Lee Waite, 13, Austin Michael Waite, 12, and Avery Loren Waite, 7, all of Tonganoxie.

Avery was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital as a precaution, reports said.

Everyone involved was wearing seat belts.

Steven Waite was cited for driving while suspended and having no proof of insurance. Hiatt was cited for following too close.

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