Nov 21, 2022

Manhattan woman hospitalized after head-on crash

Posted Nov 21, 2022 2:00 PM

RILEY COUNTY—One person was injured in an accident just after 8:30p.m. Friday in Manhattan.

A 2017 Nissan Versa driven by Emily Litke, 19, of Abilene, was northbound on Tuttle Creek Boulevard when she traveled through a red light at the intersection of Leavenworth Street, according to the Riley County Police Department activity report.

the Nissan struck a southbound 2017 Hyundai Tuscon driven by Maggie Barbe, 19, of Manhattan head-on as she turned onto Leavenworth Street.

EMS transported Barbe to Via Christi for treatment of head pain. Litke was issued a citation for inattentive driving.