JACKSON COUNTY, Kan. (KSNT) — At around 9:15 Monday morning, reports came in about an accident involving a semi-truck and skid loader in Jackson County on HWY 75 and 118th Street.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the accident happened shortly after 9am. The KHP says a semi tractor trailer driven by 52-year old Douglas Jacobson of Havensville was headed north on Highway 75. A skid loader driven by 53-year old Marshall Persinger was headed east on 118th Road. As Persinger was crossing Highway 75, he failed to yield the right of way and entered the northbound lanes of the highway and struck the left rear axle of the tractor-trailer. Persinger was taken to a Topeka hospital with unknown injuries.
The driver of the truck was not injured. Traffic was reduced to one lane while troopers investigated the accident.