Oct 16, 2020 6:40 PM

Kansas man hospitalized after semi sideswipes pickup

Posted Oct 16, 2020 6:40 PM

RILEY COUNTY—One person was injured in an accident just after 9a.m. Friday in Riley County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2013 Volvo semi driven by Pennington, Robert L. Pennington, 68, Downs, was eastbound on U.S. 24 just east of West 59th Avenue.

The vehicle traveled left of center and sideswiped a westbound 2015 Chevy Silverado driven by Tyler S. Parkinson, 31, Topeka.

The semi rolled to the east. The pickup rolled to the west.

EMS transported Pennington to Stormont Vail in Topeka. Topeka. Parkinson was not injured. Pennington was not wearing a seat belt, according to the KHP.