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Monday, July 5, 2021

Two injured in Linn County Kansas rollover accident

On July 4th around 10:35 p.m. the Kansas State Highway Patrol and Linn County Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on US 69 Highway near mile marker 99.6 in rural Linn County.

The Kansas State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2001 Ford F-150 driven by 64 year old Douglas Dishman of Shawnee, Kansas swerved to miss a deer in the roadway and drove through the median before returning to the road and overturning several times, coming to rest in a ditch.

Mr. Dishman along with a passenger in his vehicle 59 year old Laura Duncan of Shawnee, Kansas both sustained serious injuries in this accident and both were transported to Kansas City area hospitals for treatment.

The truck was totaled and towed from the scene of this accident by RB Towing and Recovery. 

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