Man suffered serious injuries when two semi-trailers collided and caught fire

Montgomery County, KS – According to the police officials, this unfortunate incident occurred right after 6 p.m. Tuesday.

It happened a mile south of Cherryvale on US-69 highway in Montgomery County.

Kenworth semi-trailer and a Freightliner semi-trailer were both headed northbound on US-169.

The Freightliner attempted to make a left turn from US-169 onto County Road 4800.

The Kenworth crossed the center line in an attempt to pass it.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says the semi-trailers collided in the intersection, where both of them caught fire.

The 56-year-old driver of the Freightliner suffered serious injuries.

The 54-year-old driver of the Kenworth suffered minor injuries.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.