TREGO COUNTY — Two people were injured in an accident just after 7a.m. Tuesday in Trego County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2016 Buick Lacrosse driven by Loretta Blackwell, 81, Quinter, was turning from Interstate 70 left onto 130th Avenue eight miles east of Quinter.
The driver failed to yield and collided head-on with a 2000 Dodge Ram pickup driven by Nicholas Wente, 20, Quinter.
Blackwell and a passenger Annetta Phlieger, 76, Quinter, were transported to Gove County Medical Center.
Wente was not wearing a seat belt and not injured, according to the KHP.