June 20, 2024

Winter Storm Causes Slick Roads, Accidents

Seward County, KS (westernkansasnews.com) State troopers report a head on collision occurred on US 54 five miles west of Plains Sunday morning at 10:30 from icy road conditions.  49 year old Eugene Jendrezejak of Phoenix , Arizona lost control and taken to Southwest Medical Center. The driver of the other car wasn’t injured.   The investigation continues.

A number of accidents were reported in Southwest Kansas from this weekend’s winter storm.  Several fender benders occurred around Meade on US 54 according to KDOT.  One of those accidents included a semi that rear ended a snow truck.  Thankfully no one was injured in the accident. 

Snowfall total from National Weather Service

8 inches in Scott City

7.5 inches in Ingalls

6 inches in Garden City

5 inches in Holcomb

5 inches in Dodge City