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1 Killed in Three-Vehicle Crash in Elwood

One person is dead after a crash involving a dump truck, pick-up truck and a car Tuesday.

Posted: Dec 19, 2017 1:30 PM
Updated: Dec 20, 2017 1:44 PM

(ELWOOD, Kan.) One person is dead after a crash involving a dump truck, pick-up truck and a car Tuesday afternoon.

The accident happened on Highway 238 near 165th Road just after 12 p.m.

Kansas State Troopers confirmed a blue Ford Focus was traveling wesbound on 165th Road when it failed to stop at a stopsign and hit a dump truck traveling north on Highway 238.

Authorities said the impact caused the dump truck to roll over the Ford Focus.

That collision caused both vehicles to come into contact with a red pick-up truck that was traveling south on Highway 238.

Troopers confirmed a male driver of the Ford Focus was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.

The driver of the pick-up truck and dump truck were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Authorities shut down the road as they worked the accident.

Troopers said the crash is still under investigation.

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