Ambulance

The Emporia Gazette

Four people were transported after a two-vehicle wreck on the interstate Sunday afternoon.

According to a written release from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred at 5:54 p.m. at mile marker 130.

Lyon County Sheriff’s Sergeant Zachary Shafer said that the investigation determined that 85-year-old Janette Reh of Richmond was driving a 2000 Toyota Echo northbound when she was rear-ended by a 2014 Chevy Cruze driven by 24-year-old Hannah Pope of Emporia.

Pope and her 3-year-old passenger were transported to Newman Regional Hospital by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries.

Reh and passenger 79-year-old, Lawrence Reh, were also transported to Newman Regional Hospital by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries.

All occupants were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the accident.

The investigation is ongoing by the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.

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