Hutchinson Man Hospitalized After Three Vehicle Accident in Marion County

MARION COUNTY – A Hutchinson man was hospitalized after a three vehicle accident in Marion County late Tuesday morning.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Alexander B. Owen, 62, was driving a 2016 Ford F-150 westbound on U.S. Highway 50, two miles west of Florence, when the truck went of left of center and struck the trailer of an eastbound 2008 Peterbilt semi driven by Lane N. Harris, 55, Marysville, Wash.

Owen’s pickup continued left of center and then struck the front of a 2012 Freightliner semi driven by Scott F. Johnson, 49, Lees Summit, Mo., which was also traveling eastbound.

Owen was taken to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita for treatment of possible injuries, the extent of which were not immediately known. Harris and Johnson were not injured.

All three drivers were properly restrained at the time of the accident, which occurred at about 11:52 a.m., according to the Highway Patrol.

Updated: October 9, 2018 — 8:51 pm

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