Terry Fox, Robert Lee Fox Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident on Interstate 70 in Ellis County
Where: The accident occurred in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 in Ellis County, Kansas.
What Happened: A tractor-trailer allegedly struck a disabled 18-wheeler on the shoulder of the interstate.
- Terry Fox, driver of tractor-trailer
- Robert Lee Fox, passenger in tractor-trailer
- Melvin Aguilar-Rios, driver of second tractor-trailer
- Terry Fox, 59, injured
- Robert Lee Fox, 62, injured
On or about Sunday, October 17th, 2021, around 1:18 in the afternoon, an accident between a tractor-trailer and a disabled 18-wheeler sent a man and woman to the hospital. Representatives from the KSP said the accident was reported along the westbound side of Interstate 70 in Ellis County, Kansas.
Troopers from the Kansas Highway Patrol said 59-year-old Terry Fox and 62-year-old Robert Lee Fox were injured when the tractor-trailer they were in allegedly struck a disabled tractor-trailer on the north shoulder of westbound I-70. Paramedics transported Terry and Robert Lee Fox to nearby Hays Medical Center with unspecified injuries stemming from the accident. Officials identified the driver of the disabled tractor-trailer as Melvin Aguilar-Rios, who was unhurt in the accident.
According to Google Maps, Interstate 70 cuts east and west through Ellis County, which is about 180 miles northwest of Wichita.
Multiple agencies assisted at the scene of the accident.
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