Sep 21, 2022

Kansas man hospitalized after semi tire fails

Posted Sep 21, 2022 3:24 PM

SALINA, Kan. —A McPherson man was injured in an accident Wednesday morning in Saline County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a semi driven by 52-year-old William G. Ingels of McPherson was northbound on Interstate 135 exiting to eastbound Interstate 70 when he lost control as a drivers side tire failed. The semi slid off the east side of the roadway, traveled down an embankment and came to rest facing east on I-70.

Ingels was taken to Salina Regional Health Center with what were believed to be minor injuries .

The accident happened around 2:45 a.m. on the northwest side of Salina.

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