A head on collision on US 160 highway caused a 6 hour shut down

News

COLUMBUS, KS – A stretch of highway in Southwest Kansas was shut down this morning for more than 6 hours.

According to Kansas Highway Patrol, the driver of a car crossed the center line on U.S. 160, between Columbus and Crestline, and hit an 18-wheeler head-on.

The driver, a 42 year old Joplin man, was taken to Mercy in Columbus.

No word on his condition.

Two people were in the semi, a man and his son from Wyoming.

The man wasn’t injured, his 21 year old son was taken to Mercy Hospital Joplin with minor injuries.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories