Three Vehicle Accident in Clay County

Two people were transported to area hospitals following a Sunday afternoon accident in Clay County.


The Kansas Highway Patrol reported Carl Hendricks Jr., 27, Alma was transported to the KU Medical Center, and Tory Peoples, 39, Manhattan to Geary Community Hospital in Junction City.

KHP said a Ford pickup driven by Lester Elsasser, 93, Wakefield was westbound on K-82 Highway  six-tenths of a mile west of Wakefield when he did a u-turn at the intersection of Sunflower Road.  A motorcycle driven by Hendricks struck the pickup and another motorcycle driven by Peoples then hit the motorcycle carrying Hendricks.

Elsasser was not injured.

The accident was reported at 3:50 p.m. Sunday.