Car accident shuts down eastbound lanes of Highway 36 in Elwood

A two-vehicle accident has shutdown eastbound lanes of Highway 36 in Elwood and injured two people.

Posted: Apr. 15, 2019 3:48 PM
Updated: Apr. 15, 2019 4:53 PM

(ELWOOD, Kan.) -- A two-vehicle accident shutdown eastbound lanes of Highway 36 in Elwood Monday afternoon.

According to the Doniphan County Sheriff's Department, two people were taken to the hospital.

Deputies say a red SUV was stopped in traffic on the highway when a black Jeep slammed into the back of it.

The collision causing two people to be taken to the hospital. The driver of the red SUV sustained minor injuries, while the driver of the black Jeep sustained moderate to serious injuries.

Deputies closed the eastbound lanes of Highway 36 in Elwood as they cleaned up the accident.

No one received citations at the time of the crash but the incident remains under investigation.

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