Nov 24, 2022

Car strikes I-70 bridge east of Abilene; Emporia man injured

Posted Nov 24, 2022 3:02 AM

Salina Post

DICKINSON COUNTY - An Emporia man was injured in a single-vehicle wreck east of Abilene Wednesday afternoon.

A 2015 Impala Limited driven by Jason C. Hart, 34, of Emporia, was westbound on Interstate 70 approximately six miles east of Abilene when it left the roadway on the north side, striking a bridge and coming to rest on the shoulder, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

The wreck occurred at approximately 3:53 p.m. Wednesday.

Hart complained of pain and was transported to Abilene Memorial Hospital. He had been properly restrained.

A child also was in the car, however, the Kansas Highway Patrol released no other information about the youth.

The car was towed from the scene.