An accident involving two vehicles briefly closed the westbound lanes of Highway 254 near River Valley Road on Tuesday evening.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, around 5:10 p.m. a 2000 Pontiac driven by a 52-year-old Potwin woman turned onto the highway. As she was accelerating, she was struck by a 2003 Infiniti driven by an 18-year-old Towanda man.
The Pontiac ended up in the north ditch and the Infiniti came to a rest in the inside lane.
The driver of the Pontiac sustained some injuries and was taken to Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis in Wichita. The driver of the Infiniti was not injured.