Dec 02, 2019 6:22 PM

Juvenile involved in Sunday crash taken to Wichita hospital

Posted Dec 02, 2019 6:22 PM

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A 14-year-old was taken to a Wichita hospital late Sunday morning after crashing his vehicle in the 400 block of West 23rd.

Aidan Douglas lost control of the vehicle, left the road and struck a tree. He was ejected from the vehicle and the car caught on fire.

Douglas is doing OK, according to Hutchinson Police Sgt. Brian Hirt. He is currently at Wesley Medical Center where he was taken for treatment.

The accident occurred around 11:40 a.m. Hirt says no citations have been written yet. The accident is still under investigation with high speed suspected of being the cause.

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Dec 02, 2019 6:22 PM
Police: Missing Inman man found safe

Andrus photo courtesy Inman Police

MCPHERSON COUNTY — A missing man from Inman, the subject of a statewide Silver Alert has been found and is safe.

The Inman Police Department reported that 70-year-old Richard W. Andrus was located safely overnight in Rice County

Authorities released no additional details.


MCPHERSON COUNTY – The Inman Police Department requested that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) issue a statewide Silver Alert for a missing Inman man.


The whereabouts of Richard W. Andrus, 70, are unknown, and the public’s assistance is requested to help locate him.

Andrus is a 70-year-old white male, 5 ft. 11 in., 193 lbs. He is bald and has blue eyes. Andrus was last seen wearing a green jacket and jeans. He was last known to be driving a red 2013 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, with Vietnam Veteran tag 5123, heading in an unknown direction. Last point of contact with Andrus was at his home in Inman, Kan. at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1.

Andrus did possibly use his credit card at a Casey’s convenience store in Ellsworth, Kan. on Sunday evening. He does suffer from dementia. If you see Richard Andrus, or his vehicle, please immediately call 620-245-1266.