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Accident on I-70 Thursday afternoon injures one

A Rossville woman was hurt in an accident on I-70 Thursday afternoon.

Shawnee County Sheriff’s officers responded to the wreck near I-70 and Valencia Road west of Topeka just after 5:30 p.m.

It was raining with low visibility and a blue 2000 Honda Civic driven by 37 year old Sara Roberts of Rossville was traveling westbound on I-70 where it appears the Honda Civic hydroplaned crossing the interstate median into a white 2011 Ford F-150 traveling eastbound on I-70 driven by 40 year old William Slavin of Topeka.

Roberts was transported to the hospital by AMR for serious injuries. Slavin was treated at the scene and released. Everyone was buckled up.

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