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Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
  • One injured in rollover accident on Turnpike

  • An RV driven by a man from Austin, Texas, overturned and rolled over, near the 21 mile marker on the Kansas Turnpike today.
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  • An RV driven by a man from Austin, Texas, overturned and rolled over, near the 21 mile marker on the Kansas Turnpike today.
    According to Kansas Turnpike officials, the wreck happened at 10:37 this morning. The driver was in the outside lane, heading south. He apparently lost control of the vehicle, and it went into the west ditch where it overturned.
    The driver, Richard LeBouf Jr., 26, of Austin, Texas, was not injured.
    The passenger, Zoppe A GIOVANNI, 56, of Chicago, Ill. Was injured and taken to a local hospital.
    The vehicle was a 2001 Isuzu. Officials did not know why the driver lost control. The driver was wearing a seatbelt, but the passenger was not according to the KTA report.

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