Archive for Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Accident near Basehor sends occupants to Children’s Mercy

August 15, 2018

Editor's note: The original brief about the accident that appeared in the Aug. 15 print edition of The Mirror had incorrect information. This is the corrected version of the story.

A two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 24-40 near Basehor sent three involved to Children’s Mercy Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The accident happened at 7:55 a.m. Aug. 6 at U.S. Highway 24-40 and 166th Street, just west of Basehor.

A 26-year-old Basehor woman was driving a 2002 GMC Yukon when she failed to yield to a Dodge truck driven by a 47-year-old Tonganoxie man, according to Leavenworth County Sheriff’s office reports.

The man’s truck struck the woman’s SUV.

A 5-year-old boy and 2-year-old girl were passengers in the Yukon. A 24-year-old Tonganoxie woman was a passenger in the truck as well.

All three occupants in the Yukon were taken to Children’s Mercy Hospital with non life- threatening injuries.

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