Driver not at scene of early morning wreck on K-16 west of Tonganoxie when officers arrive

The Leavenworth County Justice Center at 601 S. Third St., Leavenworth Enlarge photo

April 4, 2019

A single vehicle rollover accident happened early Thursday morning.

The wreck took place about 1:15 a.m. Thursday on Kansas Highway 16 just west of Tonganoxie atop Hubbel Hill.

The driver fled the scene before leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office deputies’ arrival, according to reports.

The vehicle was a 2006 blue Ford Escape. Inventory of the vehicle revealed documentation listed a 37-year-old Tonganoxie as possibly being the primary occupant of the Escape.

Heartland Tow took care of towing the vehicle from the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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