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Great Bend man walks away from rollover crash

By John Wright, Assignment Editor, jwright@kwch.com
Published On: Jan 15 2014 08:13:26 PM CST
Fatal police chase
NICKERSON, Kan. -

A semi-tractor trailer rig hauling a load a truck tires rolled over in Reno County.

Sheriff Randy Henderson said the driver 31 year-old Jeffrey Compton of Great Bend was treated at the scene by Nickerson EMS for minor injuries to his head and face.

Henderson said it appeared Compton was traveling west on K-14 when the semi left the roadway for an unknown reason. Compton then lost control and the semi rolled over.

Traffic was blocked for several hours as K-14 west of Nickerson to Sego Road Wednesday night. The accident is still under investigation.

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