Five Kingman residents were injured in a vehicle vs deer accident in northern Stafford County on U.S. 281.

A deer vs vehicle accident on April 22 in northern Stafford County sent five Kingman residents to the hospital in Great Bend.

Nathan Stoney, 27 of Kingman, was southbound in 1998 Dodge Grand Caravan on U.S. 281 about 10 miles south of Great Bend when a deer ran out of the west ditch, collided with the passenger side of the van, entered the van then exited out the rear hatch window, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol on-line Crash Log.

Injured in the accident were Stoney, 1-month-old Eli Stoney, 2-year-old Dylan Stoney, 6-year-old Owen Sikes and 8-year-old Zoey Sikes, all of Kingman. 31-year-old Amanda Stoney of Kingman was not injured. All victims were transported to the Great Bend Regional Hospital. Everyone was wearing seatbelts or in carseats and properly restrained at the time of the accident that occurred at 5:40 p.m. on April 22.