Gorham infant hospitalized after Barton Co. accident

GREAT BEND — An infant was hospitalized with possible injuries in a collision 4 miles south of Great Bend at 12:15 p.m. Monday.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2011 Dodge Charger driven by Dalton C. Garrett, Great Bend, rear-ended a 2000 Ford Taurus on U.S. 281, as the Taurus was stopped to make a left turn. Garrett was not injured.

The driver of the Taurus Dan T. Ly, 22, Gorham, and a passenger, Courtney A. Hart, 25, Gorham, were not injured. A 2-month-old infant also in the vehicle was transported to Great Bend Regional Hospital for what the KHP reported was “possible injury.”

All parties involved were properly restrained, the KHP reported.

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