November 30, 2015

Gardner woman killed in rollover accident

A Gardner woman was killed in a rollover accident this morning. Twenty-five year old Tamiqua Kendricks was traveling southbound on Interstate just north of Gardner when she her vehicle, a 2002 black Ford Explorer, left the roadway. Authorities believe she may have been texting and overcorrected. Her vehicle crossed both lanes of traffic, exiting the Continue Reading

Injury accident slows morning traffic on 175th near I-35 exit

Traffic is down to one lane on westbound 175th near the Interstate 35 exit this morning as officers respond to and investigate an injury accident. Sources say a car hit a concrete barrier on eastbound 175th Street shortly after 8 a.m. on Oct. 30. Initially, officers requested a helicopter and shuttered the bridge at I-35. Continue Reading

Rollover accident on I-35 slows traffic

An accident on southbound Interstate 35 slowed traffic this morning. Officers responded to the rollover accident shortly after 7 a.m. on Oct. 29 south of 159th Street on I-35. Emergency responders extricated the driver from the vehicle. The driver was taken to the hospital with injuries. — Danedri Thompson

3 injured in rollover crash

Mark Taylor Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident near Gardner on April 11. The accident took place at 4:30 p.m. on Interstate 35 at Clare Road. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the accident took place when a southbound 2003 Toyota driven by Helen M. Burton, 47, of Wichita was cut off Continue Reading

Morning accident results in minor injury

Mark Taylor One person sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident near the 175th Street and Interstate 35 interchange on March 7. The accident happened at 7:30 a.m. According to Ilena Spalding, public information officer for the Gardner Police Department, one car rear ended another in the eastbound lanes of 175th Street as they Continue Reading

1 adult, 3 children injured in I-35 crash near Gardner

Mark Taylor Four persons, including three children, were injured in a roll-over accident on Interstate 35 near Gardner on Aug. 4. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Devyn Alexandria Marie Berry, 20, of Ottawa, was driving a 2002 Pontiac in the right lane of southbound I-35 when she attempted to change lanes and over-corrected. Continue Reading

Car strikes building, driver unhurt

Mark Taylor An elderly man escaped injury after driving his car into an unoccupied building at New Century AirCenter this morning. Tom Erickson, public information officer for the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, said the man, who had a medical condition, missed a turn and struck the building. The driver was uninjured and the building Continue Reading

Winds overturn tractor-trailer, driver uninjured

Mark Taylor An Atchison man escaped injury late last night when 70 mph winds overturned his tractor-trailer in Gardner. According to Ilena Spalding, public information officer for the Gardner Police Department, 50-year-old Barrie Charlsen was driving the tractor-trailer at 11:55 p.m. on westbound U.S. 56 Highway and was merging onto the northbound ramp at Continue Reading

Updated: Madison Elementary student killed in accident

A Madison Elementary second grade student is dead after being struck by an SUV on Madison Street. The accident occurred shortly after school let out on Thursday afternoon. Kade Meyer, 7, was attempting to cross Madison Street Thursday afternoon. He stepped into the street between two vehicles stopped on the street in the elementary school Continue Reading

1 dead, 2 injured in car accident

A Gardner Edgerton High School student is dead and two adults are injured after an accident at 159th Street and Four Corners Road shortly after 6 p.m. in Gardner last night. Sixteen-year-old Andrew Hurd of Gardner was killed after the Jeep Cherokee he was driving struck a Dodge Ram 3500 pick-up truck driven by James Continue Reading