Woman injured when patrol vehicle runs into van

Great Bend Tribune – April 7, 2014

Vehicles driven by Jacob A. Harlow, 28,  and Alice L. Council, 52, both of Great Bend, collided at 8:42 p.m. Saturday at 3920 10th St. Council was transported to Great Bend Regional by Great Bend EMS. The Barton County Sheriff’s Office and Kansas Highway Patrol responded because Harlow in a Great Bend Police Officer and was on duty, driving a patrol vehicle.

BCSO reports Council was in a 1998 Ford Windstar that was stopped in traffic awaiting to make a left turn into a drive in the 1000 block of McKinley. Harlow was in a 2014 Ford Explorer and was also traveling south. He was unable to stop before striking the rear of the van. Council was transported for back and neck pain. Both were wearing seat belts.

Gwen Romine, KSFFA Webmaster