Pursued vehicle causes injury accident

LYNDON—A driver being pursued by Osage County Sheriff’s Office deputies stuck another vehicle around Friday around midnight, causing possibly injuries to both drivers and a passenger in a second vehicle.

Deputies were in pursuit of a 1998 Volvo Station Wagon, driven by William D. Gross, 58, Golden, Colo., southbound on U.S. 75 Highway. Gross drove up onto the curb in an attempt to pass a 2009 GMC Acadia, striking the rear quarter panel of the vehicle.

Gross continued southbound, striking a road sign and crossing 15th Street in Lyndon. The GMC also came to rest south of 15th Street.

Gross was taken to Stormont Vail HealthCare, in Topeka, with injuries. Gross was not wearing a seat belt. Upon release from the hospital, Gross was arrested and charged by the sheriff’s department for attempting to elude
officers, reckless driving and no liability insurance.

The driver of the GMC, Brentt L. Moon, 32, Lyndon, and a passenger, Kali A. Moon, 10, Lyndon, both received possible injuries. Both occupants were wearing seat belts.

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