Richardson County wrecks under investigation
Lifeflight helicopter

(KLZA)-- The Richardson County Sheriff's Department has responded to several wrecks this week.

Wednesday afternoon at approximately 1 p.m. a cement truck was westbound on Highway 8, approximately two miles west of Highway 75 when a front tire on the truck blew out. The driver was unable to control the truck which left the roadway and rolled trapping the driver.

Humboldt Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and extiacted the driver from the wrecked truck. The driver, who has not been identified was removed from the scene by Lifeflight helicopter with what were believed to be serious, but non-life- threatening injuries.

Morrill Collision of Morrill, Kansas was called in to recover the heavily damaged truck.

Also on Wednesday, an unidentified rural mail carrier driving a Jeep Wrangler at 651 Avenue and 711 Road, approximately four miles north of Falls City, left the roadway and rolled onto it's side. The driver was transported to Community Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Monday afternoon a female driver was eastbound on Highway 8 approximately two miles east of US 75 Highway when the car she was driving left the roadway and rolled.

The cause of the wreck remains under investigation. The driver, who has not been identified suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The pictures posted with this story are from the Humboldt Volunteer Fire Department Facebook page.