A 15-year-old girl suffered suspected serious injuries when a large nut and bolt fell through the windshield of the vehicle she was in, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol crash report.
The incident occurred just after 5 p.m. Saturday near Kansas Highway 10’s interchange at Bob Billings Parkway.
The bolt came through the windshield of a Honda Pilot and hit the girl in the face, according to the report, which does not specify the source of the bolt.
The girl, Linzie Sanders, of Willard, Missouri, was taken to Overland Park Regional Medical Center, according to the report.
The driver, a 45-year-old man, and three passengers, a 43-year-old woman, an 18-year-old woman and a 10-year-old boy, all from Willard, Missouri, were uninjured, according to the report, and all were wearing their seat belts.
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