A Gardner woman remains in the hospital following a car wreck at Center Street and 167th Street last week.
The wreck occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. on March 13. A dump truck, heading northbound on Center Street collided with a PT Cruiser, heading westbound on 167th Street.
The driver of the PT Cruiser, a Gardner woman, was taken to a trauma center with critical injuries where she remains. Police closed the intersection for more than two hours on Thursday afternoon as investigators from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office reconstructed the accident. Firefighters also put out a small fire in the engine compartment of the PT Cruiser.
According to Ileana Spalding, Gardner Police Department spokesperson, police are still investigating the cause of the accident.