Man injured in early morning I-35 crash

MERRIAM, Kan. - A 33 year-old man was injured when he drove off I-35 and hit a tree near Johnson Drive early Sunday morning.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says Elias Njogu was driving a 2005 Honda Odyssey northbound on I-35 when he exited the ramp to Johnson Drive, drove off the ramp and hit a tree just before 7:30 a.m.

Njogu was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries.

He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The cause is under investigation.

 

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