Slick road conditions blamed for two accidents

 Wintry weather was the cause of two separate accidents in Cloud County, Thursday morning.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, at 7:15 a.m. Thursday, a 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by K'Lynn Matyas, Beloit, was eastbound on Highway 24 when she lost control on the icy roadway six miles west of Glasco. Matyas' vehicle spun around, crossed the center lane, and struck a 2004 Pontiac Sunfire driven by Douglas L. Berndt, Glasco, and then struck a 2000 Chevy Silverado driven by Heather L. Berndt, Salina.
 Matyas, 30, was taken by ambulance to Salina Regional Health Center for treatment of injuries. Douglas Berndt, 67, was also injured and taken to Mitchell County Hospital. He was later transported to Via Christi in Wichita. Heather Berndt, 34, was not injured.
Both Matyas and Douglas Berndt were wearing safety belts, while Heather Berndt was not.
 A second accident, also on Highway 24, sent a Harveyville man to the hospital.
 According to the Highway Patrol, David J. Hughes, 52, was eastbound on Highway 24 five miles east of Miltonvale in a 2012 International truck when he lost control because of the road conditions. His vehicle crossed the center line, veered off the road, overturned, and came to rest on its passenger side.
 Hughes was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, and was transported to Clay County Medical Center for treatment of possible injuries.


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