One injured in Jeff Co collision

Kansas Highway Patrol

(KNZA)--A late Monday morning two-vehicle Jefferson County collision sent one person to the hospital.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says it happened on U.S. 24 Highway at Barton Road shortly before 11:30.

According to the KHP report, 80-year-old Rita Smith, of Topeka, was eastbound when she attempted to make a left turn onto Barton Road and her SUV was rear-ended by an unknown white pickup truck.

Smith, who was wearing a seat belt, was transported to Topeka's St. Francis Hospital for the treatment of possible injuries.

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