Driver arrested after striking pedestrian

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Officers arrested a driver in northwest Wichita after a crash involving pedestrian. The accident happened around 11:00 p.m. Friday in the 700 block of North Amidon. 

Investigators say the 19-year-old driver was heading north on Amidon when he struck a 25-year-old man crossing the street. The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The passenger in the vehicle was also taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Officers believe the driver was speeding at the time of the crash. 

He was booked on into jail on two counts of aggravated battery. 

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