Liberal Police Department Work Two Vehicle Accident
Joe Denoyer - January 24, 2023 6:36 pm
On Tuesday, January 24th at 2:05 pm emergency personnel were dispatched to the intersection of Western Ave. and Locke St. for a possible injury accident.
Upon arrival, it was discovered that a 2006 Nissan Pathfinder, being driven by a 57 year old male, was northbound on Western when a 2011 Kia Sorento, being driven by a 21 year old male, was southbound on Western Ave. The Sorento attempted to make a left turn onto Locke St. The Sorento failed to yield to the Pathfinder causing the vehicles to collide.
The drivers of both vehicles sustained minor injuries but refused treatment by EMS. The driver of the Sorento was issued a citation for failure to yield the right-of-way while making a left turn. Both vehicles were towed away with extensive front end damage.