Two-Vehicle Crash Lands One in McPherson Creek

By Jolyn Johnston-Myers
July 13, 2016
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Two people were injured about 4:42 yesterday afternoon in a crash in McPherson that landed one of the vehicles in the creek near Lakeside.

Cynthia Blake of McPherson, age 52, was driving eastbound on East Kansas Ave. in McPherson when her pickup was struck by another pickup driven by Brian Albertson, also of McPherson.

Emergency responders used the Jaws of Life to extricate Blake from her vehicle which went down the creek bank into the water, though Blake herself was not submerged.

Both Blake and Albertson suffered injuries. Blake was airlifted to Wesley Hospital in Wichita where she has been treated for minor injuries and is hoping to be released sometime today.