1 person hurt in crash near Winf. fairgrounds

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By Shane Farley
December 17, 2013 - 8:37:30 am

One person was critically injured early this morning in an accident that occurred near the Winfield Fairgrounds.

Dirk Flower, 33, Winfield was identified as the person injured. Wesley Medical Center in Wichita listed him in critical condition this afternoon.

Around 12:45 a.m., local police and Cowley County Sheriff’s officers were called to the north side of the fairgrounds for a partial rollover. The vehicle had come to rest on its top, according to information from the scene.

Flower was unconscious and trapped in the vehicle. He was extricated a short time later.

An air ambulance was called a short time later to transport the crash victim to Wichita.

So far, there is no word on that person’s current condition. Check back for more information as it becomes available later in the day.

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