Sep 22, 2022

Kansas woman hospitalized after semi rear-ends SUV

Posted Sep 22, 2022 7:45 PM

KIOWA COUNTY—A Kansas woman was injured in an accident just before 8a.m. Thursday in Kiowa County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2004 Freightliner semi driven by Jason E. Hindman, 43, Preston, was eastbound on U.S. 54 six miles east of Greensburg.

The semi rear-ended a 2000 Chevy Blazer driven by Mario Garza, 31, Garden City, who had slowed down and moved left for law enforcement on a traffic stop.  Both vehicles traveled into the south ditch.

EMS transported a passenger in the SUV Nayeli A Garza, 32, Garden City, the hospital in Pratt.  Mario Garza and Hindman were not injured. All three were properly restrained, according to the KHP.