SMITH COUNTY — One person was injured in an accident just before 10:30a.m. Monday in Smith County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Salner, Tharen David Salner, 18, Athol, was southbound on Kansas 8 five miles east of Kensington.
The Pontac had slowed down or stopped just North of 160 Road
A southbound1996 Peterbilt semi driven by Stephen Neal Thompson, 49, Crescent, OK., approached the Pontiac
As the semi moved into the left lane to pass, the Pontiac made a left turn and struck the front axle of the semi’s trailer.
EMS transported Salner to the hospital in Smith Center. Thompson was not injured. Both drivers were properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the KHP.