Ignore Barricade and Wind up in a deep hole

A 24-year-old rural Hedville man faces several traffic charges for driving his pickup around a road-closed barricade, and putting the pickup in a hole where a bridge Screen Shot 2013-08-05 at 1.55.29 PMconstruction project is underway.

Saline County Sheriff Glen Kochanowski said deputies were sent to the area of State Street and Lightville Road around 7:30am Saturday morning after the pickup was discovered in bottom of the hole.

Two tow trucks were used to get the pickup out of the hole.

Saturday afternoon, Chad Walker went to the Salina Police Department to see if he could get some assistance in getting his pickup back.

Walker apparently drove around the barricade and into the hole around 2:15 a.m. Saturday.

Walker was charged with no seat belt, failure to obey traffic control, failure to report and leaving the scene of an injury accident.

Walker had a small cut on his arm from the wreck.


  • WeeTodd

    Guessing from the cooler in the back of the truck and the time of day (2:15 a.m. Saturday), he was out booze cruisin and waited until sobering up before going back to get his truck.

    • way2go

      Wow you must have a fairly high education!

      • WeeTodd

        Graduated from the third grade and only took me 4 years to do it!