Eight people were injured in a two-vehicle traffic accident at the east edge of Iola late Friday afternoon.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a car driven by Ashley Nicole Coy, 16, Humboldt, and a van driven by Barbara Stokes, 56, LaHarpe, collided as Coy drove from a northbound U.S. 169 off-ramp onto U.S. 54. Stokes was eastbound on U.S. 54.
In addition to the drivers, six people in Stokes’ van were injured. Stokes’ passengers were Trenton Vest, 12, LaHarpe; Bryson Trester, 8, Girard; Connie Vest, 62, LaHarpe; Brianna Trester, 11, Colony; Andrya Trester, 10, Colony; Kristopher Trester, 7, Colony.
All were taken to Allen County Hospital.
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