13-Year-Old Driver, 8-Year-Old Passenger Hurt in Crash
KSAL Staff - Tue 08:41 PM 04/24/2012
A 13-year-old-driver driving a truck pulling a trailer and an 8-year-old passenger are hurt in crash in North Central Kansas.
A 13-year-old boy driving a truck pulling a trailer and an 8-year-old passenger are hurt in crash in North Central Kansas.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 13-year-old Joshua Mueller of Clifton was driving a truck East on K9 Highway towing a trailer. He lost control of the vehicle and left the south edge of the roadway. Mueller then overcorrected, entered the north ditch, struck embankment and overturned.
Troopers say that Mueller who was buckled up, was hurt. An unbuckled passenger, 8-year-old Dillon Willbrant of Clifton, was also hurt. Both were transported to the hospital in Clay Center.
A second passenger, 11-year-old Austin Morgan of Clifton was also transported to the same hospital with possible injures. Troopers say that Morgan was buckled up.
The crash happened during the noon hour on Monday, 2.2 miles east of Clifton in rural Clay County.