June 10 crash reports

June 10, 2014

Kansas man injured in collision with tractor-trailer

A Lawrence, Kan., man was injured in a collision at 1:52 a.m. Monday in Saline County.

Eldon D. Staler, 82, was driving west on I-70 when his vehicle struck the trailer unit of a tractor trailer driven by Steven L. Freeman, 46, of Dongola, Ill., according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

Staler was taken to I-70 Community Hospital Hospital in Sweet Springs with moderate injuries. Reports indicate both parties were wearing a seatbelt.

Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.