Five people were hurt in an apparent head-on crash Wednesday afternoon just south of the Pana Tri-County Fairgrounds. The Christian County Sheriff’s Office received a call about the accident around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Pana Police, Fire, EMS, and Ambulance, along with the Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.
Preliminary investigation shows that one vehicle was southbound on 2500 East Rd. while the other vehicle was northbound. The two vehicles collided in a partial head-on crash about one-fourth of a mile south of the intersection with 200 North Rd. Both drivers, and the three passengers in one vehicle were all taken to area hospitals via ambulance. The names of those involved have not been released, and there is no word on their condition at this time.
The Christian County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the crash.