The driver of the fatal accident in Johnson County showed signs of alcohol consumption, the report said.


A man driving the wrong road on Interstate 35 A fatal accident occurred in Johnson County earlier this month Showed signs of alcohol consumption, according to Kansas Highway Patrol report.

A crash report with new details about the April 3 wreck showed that highway patrol investigators observed signs that drivers were drinking, such as the smell of alcohol, staggering, or slurred speech. It was.

The crash was reported on I-35 near 67 Avenue at around 2:39 am. Merriam After the driver calls the police and reports that the vehicle is heading in the wrong direction on the interstate highway.

Driven by 37-year-old William Darnell Carter of Kansas City, Infiniti in 2008 headed south in the north lane.It struck the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Andrew Hicksson, 34, of the mission. The crash report figure showed the effects of the two vehicles, but the patrol did not give any further details.

Hixson was killed in the crash. Carter was injured and taken to Overland Park Regional Hospital. Neither driver was wearing a seatbelt, according to highway patrols.

Highway patrol reports show that investigators have tested Carter’s disability. Attempts to contact him for comment were unsuccessful.

Ann Obituary Hixson explained that he is an avid golfer and a “big fan of the Nebraska Huskers” who loves all sports.

“He was sociable and was able to quote one liner from many films,” the obituary said. “He was a strong supporter of organ donation.”

Highway patrols are under investigation for crashes Merriam Police Station I was investigating the possibility of driver impairment.

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