Local resident was seriously injured in a single-vehicle, cross-over crash

Lawrence, KS – According to the police report, this unfortunate incident happened Thursday morning on K-10 highway in Douglas County.

It occurred around 7:40 a.m. on K-10 highway near E 1900 Road. The location was about a mile east of Lawrence.

A Chevrolet Volt was eastbound on K-10 when for an unknown reason it left the roadway, crossed the center median and westbound lanes and entered the north ditch, where it struck a light pole.

The 37-year-old driver, Jason Wiegert, was transported to Overland Park Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.

He was alone in the car and he was wearing a seat belt. This story will be updated.