Accident in Kansas City area involving Marion man sends one to hospital

By Nick Gosnell
December 03, 2014

A driver from Marion, Kansas was involved in an accident yesterday in the Kansas City area that sent a Topeka woman to the hospital.

According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, 60 year old Richard W Bowers of Marion was driving a 2007 International Truck on I-635 at mile marker 4.2 southbound in Wyandotte County and attempted to change lanes and made contact with a 2001 Cadillac DeVille driven by 25 year old Shannon M Kirtdoll of Topeka. Kirtdoll hit the wall, and she was taken to KU Medical Center for treatment.

Her passenger, 24 year old Kelvin E Tiller of Topeka, was not hurt in the wreck. Bowers also escaped the incident without injury.