One Injured in Two-Vehicle Accident on Hwy 61

By Jolyn Johnston-Myers
May 19, 2016

A Hutchinson man was injured Tuesday afternoon when the vehicle he was driving struck the back of a semi on Hwy 61 near Comanche in McPherson County.

Patrick Johnson of Hutchinson struck the back of the semi about 4:00 Tuesday afternoon after it had completely turned onto the highway from Comanche Road, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Johnson was taken to Hutchinson Regional Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. He has since been released.

Todd Arnold was the driver of the semi and suffered no injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.