THOMAS COUNTY — Five people were injured in an accident just before 6p.m. Sunday in Thomas County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2006 Suzuki SLT driven by Rebecca Sexton, 66, Canton, OH., was northbound on U.S. 83 just north of the Interstate 70 Oakley exit.
The driver did not see a Kenworth semi driven by Jared Lewis, Mount Juliet, 39, TN, coming from behind. The Suzuki made a U-Turn and ran into the side of the semi.
Sexton and passengers Alexandria Sexton, 22; Derek Sexton, 15; Anabel Sexton, 6; Audreanna Sexton, 15; all of Canton, OH., were transported to the Logan County Hospital.
Lewis and a 14-year-old in the Suzuki were not injured. All were properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the KHP.