Johnson County crash injures two

Two Concordia teens are in the hospital after a two-vehicle collision just after midnight Sunday.

Cory Howard and Ethan Kueck were injured after the car Kueck was driving hit a pickup truck as the two vehicles were coming up over a hill crest. The Highway Patrol reports Kueck was airlifted to Centerpoint Medical Center with serious injuries. Howard was moderately injured and taken by ambulance to I-70 community hospital. Howard was not wearing a seat belt and the Patrol is unable to determine if Kueck was wearing his.

The pickup truck's driver was wearing a seat belt and was uninjured.