HUTCHINSON — A well-known McPherson optometrist was injured in a one-vehicle accident just north of Hutchinson on Wednesday night.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Jerry Leopold, 61, was northbound on Kansas 61 when he swerved to avoid a slower vehicle.
His SUV went into the median and rolled several times. Leopold had to be extricated from the vehicle and was then airlifted to St. Francis Regional Medical Center.
He is listed in serious condition. The accident happened approximately 8:30 p.m. near the K-61 and 43rd Avenue overpass, 1 mile north of Hutchinson.