Nov 10, 2021

Medical issue blamed for single-vehicle rollover accident

Posted Nov 10, 2021 4:24 PM

Salina Post

A local man was taken to the hospital after a one-vehicle rollover accident in central Salina Tuesday afternoon.

Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester said this morning that a a 63-year-old Salina man was eastbound in the 300 block of E. Cloud Street in a 2010 GMC Yukon when he had a medical issue. The Yukon went over the curb and rolled, striking and breaking guy wires for an Evergy power pole.

The accident occurred at approximately 3 p.m. Tuesday.

The driver was extracated from the Yukon by Salina Fire Department personnel and transported to Salina Regional Health Center because of the medical issue, Forrester said.

The Yukon sustained extensive damage and was towed from the scene.