Western Kansas man injured in Tuesday Rollover Accident

A Thomas County man was injured in a rollover accident on Tuesday evening. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Twenty-two year old Joshua James Niemi KHPof Colby was driving a 2005 Dodge 1500 pickup eastbound on U183, a mile west of Rexford, when it swerved to avoid a rear end collision with another vehicle that was waiting to turn north.

The truck left the roadway to the south, over-corrected, crossed back over the road, and rolled in the north ditch. Niemi was transported to the hospital in Colby. He was not wearing a seat belt.