Archive for Thursday, May 10, 2001

West Bottoms car accident injures two

May 10, 2001

A Girard, Kan., man was taken to Kansas University Medical Center by helicopter after suffering injuries in a one-car accident in the West Bottoms late Tuesday.

Lt. Calvin Hayden of the Johnson County Sheriff's Departmen, said Dalton Davis, 41, was injured when a 1991 Ford Probe driven by Richard Coffey, 28, Kansas City, Kan., overturned. Hayden said the car was traveling north on 79th Street at about 10:30 p.m. when it left the road near the sand plant.

A spokesman for the K.U. Med Center said Davis was in surgery Wednesday morning and had not yet been assigned a condition.

Coffey was taken to Overland Park Medical Center by Johnson County Med-Act where he is listed in good condition.

The accident remains under investigation.

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