Man Hurt In Bizarre Accident
KSAL Staff - Thu 11:00 AM 06/28/2012
A Salina man is facing charges following a late-night bizarre accident.
According to the Saline County Sheriff Glen Kochanowski, deputies responded to an incident Wednesday evening at about 11:00, in a construction area on Water Well Road east of Ohio Street. First responders found a man down, pinned to the ground by an SUV. A wheel on the Ford Explorer SUV, was on top of one of the man's legs.
Rescuers jacked the vehicle up off the man, and transported him to the the hospital. He was admitted with a leg injury.
The man is identified as 66-year-old Marc Ryan of Salina.
For an unknown reason Ryan had stopped in the area, and gotten out of the vehicle, leaving it running. The SUV rolled forward, knocked him to the ground, and pinned him when it stopped with a wheel on his leg.
The sheriff says that Ryan could face charges that include DUI, no proof of insurance, and disobeying a traffic control device.