UPDATE: Man critically hurt in scooter crash

By: KAKE News Email
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WICHITA, Kan. -- One man is in critical condition after a scooter and a car collided Friday evening, police said.

It happened around 5 p.m. at the intersection of Maple and Osage, which is just east of Seneca.

Sgt. Steve Yarberry said a tan Honda Accord was stopped at a stop sign on Osage and turned left on Maple in front of a westbound scooter or moped-type vehicle.

A 51-year-old man was thrown from his scooter after it collided with the car. He was taken to a nearby hospital with critical injuries. Police said he was not wearing a helmet.

Yarberry said the man was coherent and able to talk with police and EMS.

The driver of the Honda was not hurt.

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