UPDATE: Lebo woman taken to Stormont Vail Hospital following injury accident on K-99 Sunday Featured

UPDATE: Lebo woman taken to Stormont Vail Hospital following injury accident on K-99 Sunday Google Maps Image

A Lebo woman was airlifted from the scene of an injury accident Sunday afternoon on Kansas Highway 99. 

 According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the woman identified as  61-year-old Denise Harris was traveling southbound on K99 at mile marker 130 in a 1992 Honda passenger car.  Harris then lost control of the vehicle going around an s-curve and came back across the roadway, entered a ditch and came back onto the roadway at the intersection of K99 and Road 370. 

Emporia Fire tells KVOE News Harris was airlifted by a Life Team helicopter to Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka with injuries as a result of the accident.  Troopers on scene reported Harris may have been suffering from additional medical issues, however, specifics have not been released. 

It is unknown whether or not Harris was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the accident.  

2:30 pm Sunday: One person airlifted following injury accident on Kansas Highway 99 Sunday

One person was transported by helicopter from the scene of an injury accident on Kansas Highway 99 Sunday afternoon. 

Details on the crash are currently pending, however, emergency crews were called to the intersection of K99 and Road 370, roughly 31 miles north of Emporia, shortly after 2 pm.  According to the Emporia Fire Department, the accident involved one vehicle with the driver, a female,  being airlifted to Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka with possible minor injuries as a result of the crash.  Troopers on scene reported the woman may have been suffering from additional unknown medical issues as well.  

Further details through the Kansas Highway Patrol are currently pending.  

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