Thomas recounts softball injury, expresses gratitude for support


State Rep. Adam Thomas of Olathe was pitching when he was hit by a line drive in a softball game Monday night that left him with serious injuries to his eye and cheek bone.

In a Facebook post late Wednesday, Thomas recounted what happened when he was seriously injured during the softball game.

Thomas said he took a line drive right off the right side of his face, causing multiple fractures around his eye socket and cheek bones.

He credited physicians at Overland Park Regional and the University of Kansas Hospital for their efforts to save his eye, although he . . .


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