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Tuesday, 08 July 2014 10:31

A 49-year-old woman driving the white Jeep crashed into a red pickup Thursday afternoon sending the male driver of the truck to the hospital with minor injuries, according to authorities. L&T photos/Robert Pierce

 

By LARRY PHILLIPS

• Leader & Times

 

A rear-end collision Thursday sent a man to the hospital with minor injuries, according to Liberal Police Cpl. Russell Almes.

“On Thursday, July 3rd, at 2:01 p.m., emergency responders were called to Pine and Kansas for the report of an injury accident involving two vehicles,” Almes reported in a press release. “Officers found that a 2011 Jeep Cherokee driven by a 49-year-old female was traveling southbound on Kansas Avenue when it struck a 2007 GMC Sierra driven by a 20-year-old male who was stopped at the red light at Pine Street.”

The driver of the pickup “was transported by EMS for a minor injury,” according to Almes’ report.

The Jeep had to be towed from the scene with damages to both vehicles estimted to be more than $1,000.

“The driver of the 2011 Jeep Cherokee was cited for the accident,” Almes noted.

 
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