Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Crash at 151st & Old 56 Highway

News Release - Johnson County (Kan.) Sheriff’s Office


Johnson County, Kan. – The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred in the area of 151st Street and Old 56 Highway in Johnson County, Kansas.

On Friday, April 8, 2016 at approximately 4:32 p.m., deputies were dispatched to an injury accident in the area of 151st and Old 56 Highway.  A sedan driving southbound on Old 56 Highway lost control and crossed over into the northbound lanes, striking a pickup truck head on.  A juvenile passenger in the sedan and the driver of the pickup truck sustained non-life threatening injuries and were transported to nearby hospitals for treatment.  The driver of the sedan suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

This incident remains under investigation by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.