A man was taken to the hospital after crashing his car near Leavenworth, according to a report from the Sheriff's Office.

A man was taken to the hospital after crashing his car near Leavenworth, according to a report from the Sheriff's Office.

The accident was reported shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday on County Road 5 north of Stranger Road.

A 31-year-old Leavenworth man had been driving south on County Road 5 in a 1986 Cadillac vehicle. He told authorities he had been trying to call his father when the car went into a ditch, according to the report.

He was transported to the University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kan.
The investigation of the accident was said to be ongoing.