BLUE RAPIDS – The Kansas Highway Patrol responded to 2 vehicle accident Wednesday morning on US Highway 77, two and a half miles north of Blue Rapids.
A 2007 Peterbilt Semi and a 2018 John Deer Tractor were both traveling southbound on US Highway 77. The John Deere tractor was making a left turn into a field entrance when the Semi driver attempted to pass, causing the semi to roll over in the ditch.
The Semi driver, 29-year-old Richard Harne of St. Joseph, Minnesota, was transported to Community Memorial Healthcare for injuries sustained in the accident. The driver of the John Deere tractor, 81-year-old James Borgerding of Blue Rapids Kansas, was taken to a hospital by a private vehicle for possible injuries.