Rollover accident downs power line in Reno Co.

KWCH – May 6, 2014

A one-car rollover crash resulted in over 1800 Westar Energy customers without power in Reno County. The accident happened around 8:22 Monday night near 43rd and Monroe Street.

The car hit a power pole according to a law enforcement spokesman. Reno County dispatch says a person in the vehicle was transported in critical condition to a hospital.

An emergency helicopter responded to the scene. One person in the car was pinned for a short time, before being freed by firefighters.

The Hutchinson Police Department is investigating the accident.

Gwen Romine, KSFFA Webmaster