Accidents reported on wet highways

Car spins out, hits wall and is struck on I-70

An injury-accident was reported on westbound I-70 near I-435 in Wyandotte County at 6:52 a.m. Tuesday, April 30. Rainstorms moved through the area in the morning, and continued in the afternoon.

According to a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report, a Chevrolet Impala was westbound on I-70 when it began to spin and then struck the wall. A Buick Park Avenue then struck the Impala, according to the trooper’s report.

The driver of the Park Avenue, a 34-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, woman had a possible minor injury, the trooper’s report stated. She was not taken to a hospital.

The driver of the Impala, a 25-year-old woman from Kansas City, Missouri, was not injured, the report stated.

Second crash reported on I-70

A second crash was reported on westbound I-70 in Wyandotte County at 6:53 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report.

A Honda Civic slowed to a stop to avoid hitting another vehicle stopped in the lane from a previous collision, the trooper’s report stated.

Then a Toyota Corolla struck the Civic in the rear, the report stated.

The driver of the Corolla, a 35-year-old Shawnee, Kansas, man, had no apparent injury, according to the trooper’s report.

The driver of the Civic, a 24-year-old Kansas City, Missouri, woman, had some pain, the report stated. She was not taken to a hospital.

Cloud County to visit KCKCC in softball playoffs Saturday

by Alan Hoskins, KCKCC

Seven-seeded Kansas City Kansas Community College will play host to No. 10 Cloud County in opening Region VI Division II softball playoff action Saturday, May 4.

A best-of-three series, two games will be played Saturday at 1 and 3 p.m. If a third game is necessary, it will be played Sunday starting at noon. KCKCC (34-18) will close out regular season play Wednesday against North Arkansas in Harrison.

Cloud and KCKCC met twice in the opening games of the Jayhawk Conference season March 16, the Blue Devils winning both game 19-8 in five innings and 4-3.

Sixth in the Jayhawk with a 12-8 record, KCKCC goes into the District D playoffs seeded No. 7. Ninth in the Jayhawk at 4-16 and 11-27 overall, Cloud is seeded No. 10 in the six-team playoff.

A win over Cloud would send KCKCC into the District D semifinals against No. 2 seeded Hesston at Topeka’s Hummer South Field Saturday, May 11, at 10 a.m. Murray State of Oklahoma plays North Arkansas in the other first round game Friday with that winner advancing to the semifinals against Johnson County May 11.

Burglary reported at business

A burglary was reported overnight at a business near 2nd and Shawnee in Kansas City, Kansas.

According to a social media post by the police chief, an unknown suspect threw a trash can through the front window and entered the business. It was not known if any property was taken.

Police are reviewing video in the case, according to the chief.