An Ellis County woman and child were injured Friday after hydroplaning on Interstate 135 just north of Salina, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol accident report.
A 2007 Chevy HHR driven by Bettie Meade, 51, Schoenchen, was southbound at approximately 3:45 Friday afternoon when the driver lost control on the wet road and struck the west guardrail. The vehicle spun and struck the east guard rail and came to rest facing south.
The driver and passenger, 8-year-old Loucinda Meade, were taken to Salina Regional Hospital with injures. Both were wearing seatbelts, according to the accident report.