Jacob Ferrell Killed in Truck Accident in Seward County, KS
UPDATE (May 18, 2023): According to information from the public, Jake Ferrell succumbed to the injuries caused by the truck accident. Officials have not yet confirmed this in local media. Right now, additional details are unavailable as investigations continue.
Seward County, KS — May 12, 2023, Jacob Ferrell was injured following a semi-truck accident that occurred at around 5:48 p.m. along County Road G.
Investigations from authorities indicate that the crash happened in the area of County Road G and County Road 11, just north of Liberal.
According to initial statements, 19-year-old Jacob Ferrell was reportedly the operator of a Kia Optima that was traveling northbound along County Road G. While crossing County Road 11, it appears that the Kia crossed paths and collided with a Kenworth semi-truck traveling eastbound along County Road 11. Right now, authorities say that the Kenworth allegedly failed to yield to Ferrell's vehicle, leading to the collision.
As a result of the crash, Ferrell sustained injuries which were described as possibly serious. The driver of the semi-truck apparently did not have any injuries. Right now, it's unclear if there are pending charges or citations. Investigations are ongoing.