One person was injured in an 11-vehicle crash on Kansas Highway 18 near Manhattan Friday evening.
According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Keaton Lind, 22, Everett, Washington, was traveling west on K-18 about eight miles west of Manhattan and lost control of his car because of ice on the road around 4:30 p.m. The vehicle hit bridge rails on both sides of the road.
The incident caused 10 other vehicles to crash behind it as they could not slow down or stop soon enough.
Emergency responders suspected one passenger, Shardae Pigue, 32, Manhattan, suffered a minor injury but did not take her to a hospital.
Other drivers and passengers involved included Peris Ngunjiri, 32, Euclid, Ohio; Kaytlyn Aragon, 27, Choctaw, Oklahoma; Marlene Snyder, 60, Milford; Heriberto Benitez, Mexico; Patricia Alarcon Rivera, 43, Mexico; Christopher Pigue, 31, Manhattan; Christopher Pigue Jr., 2, Manhattan; Kyla Pigue, 9, Manhattan; Khloe Pigue, 7, Manhattan; Yamir Bravo-Chico, 38, Fort Riley; William Swanson, 63, Alpha, Minnesota; Dianne Swanson, 62, Alpha, Minnesota; Andrew Wolf, 36, Junction City; Joshua Beanblossom, 25, Junction City; Cara Detar, 18, Coffeyville; Glenn Devlin, 22, Junction City; Matthew Lynn, 21, De Soto; and Dakota Troyer, 24, Hutchinson.
Officials did not report any other injuries.
Law enforcement officials asked drivers to avoid the area for about two hours as they worked the scene.