Two Vehicle Accident On Hwy 54 Claims The Life of A Liberal Man
KSCB News - December 30, 2014 10:02 pm
A two vehicle accident on Hwy 54 has claimed the life of a Liberal man. The accident occurred approximately 7 miles east of Liberal on Hwy 54 around 3:54pm Tuesday evening. A 1993 Subaru being driven by James McCourt Jr., 49, of Liberal was westbound on Hwy 54 when a 2006 GMC Yukon being driven by Nicole D. Williams,37, of Andover KS, hwading east attempted to pass another vehicle. The Williams vehicle struck the mcCourt vehicle head on on the west bound shoulder. McCourt was ejected from his vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Williams and 3 passengers in her vehicle,Nathaniel Williams III,7, Nasaad Williams, 5, and Nhygel Williams, , were not injured. Nathaniel Williams Jr. 38, and Nalayshia Williams, 16, were taken to Southwest Medical Center to be treated for posible injuries. Allof the Williams were from Andover KS.
Seatbelts were in use in the Williams vehicle, but not in the McCourt vehicle.