Mar 04, 2024

Pickup overturns in NW Kansas after driver falls asleep

Posted Mar 04, 2024 6:30 PM

GOVE COUNTY—One person was injured in an accident just after 6:30a.m. Monday in Gove County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2022 Chevy pickup driven by  Gavin Michael Lindsey, 20, Dodge City, was northbound on Kansas 23 four miles south of Grainfield.

The driver fell asleep. The pickup drifted off the shoulder into the east ditch, struck a field entrance, overturned and came to rest on its wheels.

EMS transported Lindsey to the Gove County Medical Center. He was properly restrained, according to the KHP.