Florence woman injured in accident

A Florence woman was injured Thursday morning when the vehicle she was driving was sideswiped by another on I-35 in Johnson County.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Carrie Ann Pataska, 45, Florence, was driving a 2006 Ford van north on I-35 at about 7 a.m.

Meanwhile, John Arthur Turpin, 28, Gardner, was driving a 2004 Toyota Avalon, also north on I-35, when he made a lane change and hit Pataska’s van.

Pastaska was taken to Overland Park Regional with injuries. Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

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