RUSSELL COUNTY — One person was injured in an accident just before 3:30 a.m. Wednesday in Russell County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1996 Dodge Ram driven by James Thomas Bond, 51, Edna, was eastbound on Interstate 70 just west of the Dorrance exit.
The driver failed to move left for the construction zone, the KHP said. The pickup struck the KDOT arrow sign, traveled through the south ditch and KDOT fence and came to rest on the south side of Old U.S. 40.
EMS transported Bond to the hospital in Russell. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the KHP.