Two women were injured in an I-70 accident in Ellis County on Monday. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, “Seventy-nine year old Kathleen M. Elliot of St. Louis, Missouri was driving a 2008 Chevy Malibu eastbound on I-70, five miles west of Hays.
Elliot fell asleep behind the wheel, went off into the median, overcorrected, entered the south ditch and rolled 1.5 times. Elliot and a passenger in the vehicle, Arline Gertrude Eveld, age 82, of St. Charles, Missouri were transported to Hays Medical Center. Both were wearing seat belts.