Carl Oldridge Killed in Accident at S Caldwell Rd in Sumner County, KS

August 30, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Carl Oldridge
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

S Caldwell Rd, Caldwell, Sumner County, KS, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Kansas Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-Truck veered from the road into a ditch

What Happened

Kansas Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed a person at S Caldwell Rd in Sumner County, KS on August 30th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 4:50 p.m. Initial reports suggest a semi-truck operated by 61-year-old Carl Oldridge was traveling southbound on Hwy 49 before veering from the road into a west ditch. The truck overturned and struck a pole as a result, leaving Oldridge with fatal injuries at the scene. Additional information was not immediately available.

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