Apr 03, 2024

Kansas man hospitalized after pickup strikes semi's trailer

Posted Apr 03, 2024 9:40 AM

THOMAS COUNTY—One person was injured in an accident just after 10:30p.m. Tuesday in Thomas County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2024 Ford F250 driven by Taylor S. Stabel, 37, Lakin, was westbound on County Road K at Kansas 25

The driver  failed to stop at the stop sign and struck the trailer of a northbound 2009 Peterbilt semi driven by Efren Ortega, 25, Imperial, Nebraska.

EMS transported Stabel to Citizen's Medical Center. Ortega was not injured. Stabel was not wearing a seat belt, according to the KHP.