January 29, 2023

Two minor injuries in Finney County accident

Finney County, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Two people sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon in Finney County.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2011 Nissan Rogue driven by 22-year-old Natosha Meyers of Deerfield and a 2006 Nissan Frontier driven by 41-year-old Anastacio Lopez Rojas of Syracuse were in the inside westbound on US Highway 50, when a non-contact vehicle stopped in front to turn south onto North Kearny County Line Road. 

The Meyers vehicle was behind the Lopez Rojas vehicle inside the westbound lane, when Meyers collided into the rear of the Lopez Rojas vehicle. 

Meyers was taken to Kearny County Hospital in Lakin for suspected minor injuries, and was wearing a seatbelt. Lopez Rojas was also transported to Kearny County Hospital for suspected minor injuries. Passenger in the vehicle, 27-year-old Veronica Perez-Chavez of Syracuse was not injured. They were both wearing seatbelts according to the report. 

There were three juveniles present in the Lopez Rojas vehicle. Juvenile records are protected data.