A Leavenworth woman was taken to the hospital after her vehicle overturned in Lansing, a police spokesman said.

A Leavenworth woman was taken to the hospital after her vehicle overturned in Lansing, a police spokesman said.

The accident was reported at 3:25 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Kansas 5 Highway and Eisenhower Road.

Lansing Police Chief Steve Wayman said the woman was driving south in a sedan when the car went into an embankment.

"When it made impact it flipped the vehicle over," Wayman said.

He said speed likely played a role in the accident. The woman suffered only minor injuries.