Authorities ID Rossville Driver Thrown From Jeep

By: 13 News (Posted by Josh Mabry)
By: 13 News (Posted by Josh Mabry)

SHAWNEE COUNTY, Kan. (WIBW)-- Emergency crews were dispatched south of Rossville just before 11:00 a.m. Thursday after a driver was ejected from his vehicle.

Dispatchers received the call at 10:48 a.m. and sent crews to the 4800 block of NW Carlson Road.

Steven Scott, 62, of Rossville was traveling northbound on Carlson Road when his jeep hit a culvert near Rossville, ejecting him from the vehicle as it came to rest in a corn field, according to the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office. The jeep stopped 25 feet from the roadway.

A dispatcher described the man being "shot into a corn field."

Scott was thrown from his jeep, receiving what authorities described as "serious but non-life threatening injuries."

Further details of the accident weren't immediately released.

Carlson Road drivers encounter a nearly 90 degree turn as the roadway turns into NW 42nd Terrace.

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