2 St. George teens taken to hospital after crash in Pottawatomie County

SAINT GEORGE, Kan. (KSNT) – Two northeast Kansas teens were taken to the hospital with injuries after a two-vehicle crash in Pottawatomie County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reports a 1997 Toyota Camry was northbound on Flush Road Monday morning and a 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 was eastbound on U.S. 24 when the Toyota failed to yield to the Dodge, causing it to strike the Toyota.

The crash occurred around 7:38 a.m. about half a mile west of St. George.

The driver and passenger of the Toyota was identified by KHP as Breanna McKenzie Cheever, 17, and Brandon Cheever, 17, both of St. George. Breanna was taken to Stormont Vail with serious injuries and Brandon was taken to Via Christi Hospital with unknown injuries.

The driver of the Dodge was identified as David B. Welton, 56, of Manhattan, who was not injured in the crash.

Everyone involved was wearing seat belts according to KHP.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s