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Dump truck driver critically injured in Olathe crash

A 39-year-old dump truck driver sustained life-threatening injuries Monday evening when he ran off the road at the end of an Olathe cul-de-sac and went down an embankment.
A 39-year-old dump truck driver sustained life-threatening injuries Monday evening when he ran off the road at the end of an Olathe cul-de-sac and went down an embankment.

A 39-year-old dump truck driver sustained life-threatening injures Monday evening when he ran off the road at the end of an Olathe cul-de-sac and down an embankment.

The crash occurred about 5:40 p.m. in the 26400 block of West 111th Terrace.

The dump truck was headed west on 111th Terrace when it left the road at the end of a cul-de-sac and went down an embankment. The driver was rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The crash remained under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to call Olathe police at 913-971-7500 or 913-971-6950.

Robert A. Cronkleton: 816-234-4261, @cronkb

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