1 person life-flighted from car accident on HWY 24 near Wamego

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WAMEGO, Kan. (KSNT) – One person was life-flighted from a car accident on Highway 24 near Wamego on Wednesday afternoon.

Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call of a two-vehicle accident at 1:09 p.m.

Pottawatomie Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Shane Jager said that there were two people in one car and one person in another when they collided. Two people were taken from one vehicle to the hospital, one of which had to be life-flighted.

The driver of the other vehicle was treated at the scene.

There are no details on the conditions of those involved.

Both westbound and eastbound lanes of Highway 24 were closed at Columbian Rd. due to the crash but were reopened within an hour.

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