(Marne) Two people were injured in a car-tractor accident north of Atlantic Wednesday night.
Cass County Deputy Josh McClaren KSOM/KS95 news that the accident happened at around 9:05 p.m. on Highway 173 one-half mile north of Chicago Road.
McLaren says both vehicles were southbound on Highway 173. The tractor, pulling a seed tender, attempted to pull into a residence at 515606 590th Street and was struck from behind by a Honda Accord. The driver and the passenger of the car were transported to the Cass County Memorial Hospital by Medivac Ambulance. The Female passenger was later life-flighted to Creighton University in Omaha with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the tractor was not hurt. No names were released and the accident remains under investigation.
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Atlantic and Marne Fire Departments, Medivac Ambulance, and Cass County Emergency Management.
May 15, 2013