RUSSELL COUNTY — One person was injured in an accident just before 6:30p.m. Saturday in Russell County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2000 Ford Ranger driven by Leonard L. Hejny, 66, Gorham, was northbound on 177th Street seven miles west of U.S. 281.
The pickup entered the east ditch, traveled through a KDOT fence, continued north over the eastbound lanes, landed in the median, traveled across the westbound lanes and hit a guardrail.
Hejny was transported to Wesley Medical Center. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the KHP