Feb 13, 2020 8:15 PM

2 adults, 7-year-old hospitalized after 3-vehicle I-70 crash

Posted Feb 13, 2020 8:15 PM
Emergency personnel and tow truck operators on scene trying to clean up the multiple accidents Thursday / photo courtesy Sherman County Sheriff's Office
Emergency personnel and tow truck operators on scene trying to clean up the multiple accidents Thursday / photo courtesy Sherman County Sheriff's Office

SHERMAN COUNTY — Three people were injured in an accident just after 9 a.m. Thursday in Sherman County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2014 Subaru Outback driven by Chad L. Hamilton, 42, Edmond, Okla., was westbound on Interstate 70, 10 miles east of Goodland.

The Subaru rear-ended a 1996 Chevy truck driven by  Jose F. Maretinez, 35, Pocatello, Idaho.  The collision pushed the Chevy into a 2018 Freightliner semi driven by  Robert D. Gittinger, 62, Goodland.

EMS transported Hamilton and passengers in the Subaru Lisa Hamilton, 35, and Cora Hamilton, 7, both of Edmond, to the hospital in Goodland. 

Martinez, Gittinger and a 2-year-old in the Subaru were not injured.

All six were properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the KHP.