Three Taken To Hospital After Accident Involving A Semi-Truck

By: Stephanie Schultz
By: Stephanie Schultz

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - An accident involving a semi-truck landed three people in the hospital Tuesday evening.

Officials were called to highway 75, two miles north of Lyndon, just after 5:00 p.m. on the two vehicle accident.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a ford explorer, with occupants Justin Wiscombe and Martin Padilla, was traveling east on K-31.

Troopers say the driver failed to stop at a stop sign, turning left onto highway 75, and pulled out in front of the semi.

All three people involved were taken to Stormont-Vail.

Semi driver John Polec was discharged Tuesday evening. Wiscombe is listed in fair condition and Padilla is listed in satisfactory condition.

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