A Junction City man “vaulted” and rolled his car on Interstate 70 on Wednesday afternoon after intentionally driving it across the median into oncoming traffic.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Aaron Smith, 24, was driving his 1997 Mercury Sable east near mile marker 298 on I-70 at 12:45 p.m. when he intentionally drove it into the westbound lane. The crash report said the vehicle vaulted from the north shoulder into a tree line on the other side of the road.

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