Man Injured in I-70 Semi Truck Accident (New Details)


 UPDATE 1:44 p.m.  Ellis County EMS was dispatched to Motel 6 where Semi Truck driver, 52 year old Arshak Shahbazyan, was reported to be suffering from severe pain as a result of the morning accident. He was taken to Hays Medical Center.

UPDATE 9:20 a.m.  One man was injured this morning in a Semi crash on Interstate 70, two miles East of Hays.

A 2000 Kenworth Semi Truck was Eastbound on I-70 when it crossed the median, struck a guardrail and bridge pillar in the Westbound lane. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, “Twenty-three year old S. luri Zaharia of Portland, Oregon was taken to Hays Medical Center with possible injuries. He was riding in the sleeper compartment at the time of the accident. The driver, 52 year old Arshak Shahbazyan of Tigard, Oregon was not injured.”


8:10 a.m.  Kansas Highway Patrol is working an accident with a Semi Truck on I-70 near Commerce Parkway this morning. Stay tuned to Eagle Radio and check Hays Post for details as they become available.