Three people injured in head-on crash in southwestern Douglas County

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A 46-year-old woman suffered serious injuries, and a 45-year-old man and his 16-year-old male passenger were injured in a head-on crash Tuesday night in southwestern Douglas County, according to the sheriff’s office.


Deputies were notified at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday of a crash in the 600 block of East 100 Road. That’s southwest of Clinton Lake.

“According to a preliminary investigation, a southbound vehicle driven by a 46-year-old woman had swerved on the roadway before
striking a northbound vehicle driven by a 45-year-old man,” according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

“The woman was in the process of being flown by air ambulance to an area hospital. Her injuries were serious but not believed to be life threatening,” according to the release.

The man and his teen passenger were taken by ambulance to Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka, according to the release. Deputies were investigating the cause of the crash Tuesday evening.

The red pin shows the approximate location of an injury crash on Oct. 4, 2022. (Google Maps screenshot)
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