One injured in three-vehicle wreck in Geary County


Geary County officials say one person was hospitalized following a three-vehicle wreck early Monday morning.

The crash was reported around 11:30 a.m. near the intersection of US 77 and K57 highways.

According to the Geary County Sheriff’s Office, a Ford Escape, driven by Nam Nguyen of Junction City was north on US 77 when he entered the intersection and collided with a Dodge Ram pickup driven by Phillip Boler, also of Junction City. The collision caused Nguyen’s car to collide with a Jeep Wrangler, driven by Tyler Merkle of Fort Riley. Merkle was stopped in a turn lane on US 77.

A passenger in the Ford Escape, Daysy Gomez of Junction City was transported by EMS due to injuries, but it’s unclear the extent of injuries sustained.

No other injuries were reported.


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