Colby, KS – Five Injured in Pickup Rollover on I-70 at CR 22

Colby, KS - Five Injured in Pickup Rollover on I-70 at CR 22

Colby, KS (March 9, 2024) – There were several reported injuries following a single-vehicle crash in the Colby area on Friday, March 8. The accident was reported at around 7:50 a.m. on Interstate 70 EB near County Road 22 in Thomas County. A total of five people were hurt in the collision. 

Local reports revealed that a 2010 Ford F-250 pickup truck hauling a trailer driven by 38-year-old Adrian Jose Garcia of Washington, AK was traveling westbound on the interstate leading up to the accident. The vehicle and the trailer hit a patch of ice on the roadway. The driver lost control and overturned before coming to a rest in a ditch. 

Garcia was transported to Citizen’s Medical Center for treatment of sustained injuries. Four other occupants in the truck were also hospitalized for treatment. They were later identified as 28-year-old Luis Antonio, 31-year-old Edgar Luna Garcia, 19-year-old Alan Morales, and 40-year-old Jose Ortega. 

No updates on the conditions of the injured parties have been provided. No further information on the crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is in progress. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Kansas Rollover Accidents

Colby, KS - Five Injured in Pickup Rollover on I-70 at CR 22Certain types of collisions can be incredibly traumatic experiences. When a vehicle overturns, you can feel that your life will never be the same. Occupants are at risk of being ejected from the car and sustaining life-changing injuries. Statistics show that rollovers contribute to nearly 33 percent of reported traffic fatalities each year, and the majority of these deaths involve unrestrained occupants. Inclement roadway conditions and driver error are often factors in rollover accidents, and your very way of life can be on the line. 

A trained Colby personal injury lawyer can be by your side at every stage of your case if you or someone close to you is seriously hurt in a traffic accident. You do not want to take any chances with your recovery. Contact the offices of Bretz Injury Law today at 620-524-0038 to get started on your case. 

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