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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Driver critically injured in rollover accident; vehicle also struck a tree

Posted: January 16, 2013 - 6:12am
Updated: January 16, 2013 - 8:27am

Overland Park Police say they are investigating after a vehicle rolled and collided with a tree shortly at approximately 5:35 this morning.

The accident occurred in the 11500 block of Mastin Street. Police arrived on the scene to report that it appeared the vehicle had rolled and came to rest upright.

In a statement, Police Public Information Officer Gary Mason says "preliminary investigation indicates the driver was traveling at a high speed and lost control. The vehicle rolled over and struck a tree."

Officer Mason also confirms that the male driver suffered critical injuries. The man is said to be in his late 20's.

The department's Traffic Safety Unit continues to investigate.

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