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Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
  • Fatal accident on interstate Wednesday

  • A 25-year-old Kansas City woman died Wednesday when the vehicle she was driving north on the Kansas Turnpike hit a Kansas Turnpike Authority truck. The accident happened just north of Wellington at mile post 21.2, KTA officials said.
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  • A 25-year-old Kansas City woman died Wednesday when the vehicle she was driving north on the Interstate hit a Kansas Turnpike Authority truck. The accident happened just north of Wellington at mile post 21.2, KTA officials said.
    The accident happened at 11:45 a.m. The vehicle driven by Urmila Sharma, 25, of Kansas City, was a 2011 Scion. According to reports, it hit the rear of the KTA truck as the truck was painting lines on the roadway.
    The driver of the KTA truck has been identified as David Bowman, 52, of Wellington.
    The interstate was blocked for about an hour as wreckage was cleared.

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