Manhattan, KS : Georgia pedestrian critically injured in K-18 accident on Wednesday, August 9, 2017
A man was hit while crossing Kansas Highway 18 near Manhattan Wednesday night, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol report.
James Davis, 37, of Georgia, was crossing the westbound portion of K-18 near Mile Marker 184.2, 4 miles west of Manhattan, at 9:33 p.m. when a 2012 Ford Focus driven by Michael Graf-Dedonder, St. George, hit Davis.
Graf-Dedonder didn’t report any injuries in the accident. He was wearing a seat belt at the time, the report said.
Davis was flown by helicopter to Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka in critical condition, according to a Riley County Police Department tweet.
He was then taken to the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City.
Riley County Police Department officers and KHP responded to the incident.
All westbound lanes were shut down for the accident, and reopened around 11:30 p.m.
Georgia pedestrian critically injured in K-18 accident