JEFFERSON COUNTY — Two people were injured in an accident just after 11a.m. Saturday in Jefferson County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2018 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Karl Horst Bauer, 49, Junction City, was eastbound on U.S. 24 just east of U.S. 59 behind a 2011 Ford Flex driven by Debora A. Sowers, St. Joseph, Missouri. The motorcycle attempted to pass as the Ford slowed to make a U-turn. The motorcycle struck the Ford.
A passenger on the Harley Birgit Marie Bauer, 55, Junction City, was transported to KU Medical Center. Karl Bauer was transported to the hospital in Topeka. They were not wearing helmets, according to the KHP.
Sowers and a passenger from Atchison were not injured.