Woman hospitalized after fiery crash near Memorial Stadium

Courtesy: Samantha Keteller

Posted By: Jenn Hatcher
jhatcher@klkntv.com

An accident near Memorial Stadium sent a woman to the hospital around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon. 

Witnesses said the driver of a pickup crossed the median and hit a car which started both vehicles on fire.  

A woman in the car was taken to the CHI Health St. Elizabeth burn unit. Her injuries aren’t thought to be life threatening. 

The driver of the pickup was cited with wreckless driving.

It took crews hours to clean up the accident.  The road was completely reopened around 8 p.m.