Two injured in Atchison Co wreck

( Credit: Atchison Co Sheriff's Office)

(KAIR)--A Saturday morning two-vehicle Atchison County wreck sent two people to the hospital.

According to a report from Atchison County Sheriff Jack Laurie, 73-year-old Linda Fleming, of Kansas City, Missouri, was northbound on Kingman Road near 290th Road in the Lancaster area in a Buick Encore when a dog entered the roadway.

Fleming swerved to miss the dog and entered the southbound lane where she collided with a Ford Taurus driven by 46-year-old Audrey Denton, of Denton.

Both vehicles came to rest in a field on the west side of the road.

Laurie said Fleming was extricated from her vehicle by Atchison County Rescue.

She suffered a suspected leg fracture and was transported by Atchison County EMS to Mosaic Life Care, in St. Joseph.

Denton complained of head, chest and hip pain. She was transported by Atchison County EMS to Amberwell Atchison for treatment.

The wreck was reported shortly before 11:00 Saturday morning.

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