Oct 23, 2021 5:37 PM

Kansas man calls 911 after crash, dies from injuries

Posted Oct 23, 2021 5:37 PM

PHILLIPS COUNTY — A Kansas man died in an accident just before 8p.m. Friday in Phillips County.

According to the Phillips County Sheriff, a 2008 Nissan passenger vehicle driven by Brian Martin, 39, of Smith Center, was traveling in the 200 block of East Limestone Road.

He swerved to miss a deer,  lost control of the vehicle, which went airborne and rolled.  A passenger in the vehicle, Lucas Martin, 42, of Phillipsburg, was ejected from the vehicle. 

Brian Martin was able to call 911 but was unable to give an exact location. He succumbed to his injuries prior to emergency personnel locating the crash.

Disoriented, Lucas Martin wandered from the crash scene, but was eventually located by a family member. An ambulance and transported him to Phillips County Hospital. The sheriff's office did not have an update on his condition early Saturday.