JACKSON COUNTY — Two people were injured in an accident just before 10:30p.m. Saturday in Jackson County.
A 2005 Chrysler Town and Country van was westbound on Kansas 16 just east of B Road approximately a mile from the Pottawatomie County line, according to Sheriff Tim Morse.
The van rear-ended a farm tractor pulling an implement. Life Star Ambulance flew the van driver who sustained life threatening injuries to Stormont Vail in Topeka, according to Morse. Jackson County EMS transported a front seat passenger to Stormont Vail. A third occupant in the van was not injured.
The names of the victims, both residents of Corning, Kansas, have not been released.
The accident remains under investigation, according to Morse.