Wichita police: Speeding driver causes head-on crash in Riverside; 2 hurt
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Wichita police say two drivers were hurt, one of them critically, when a speeding car crashed head-on into another vehicle in the city's Riverside area.
The accident happened at around 10:20 a.m. Friday at Seneca and Museum Blvd. The Wichita Fire Department tweeted that one vehicle had overturned and both drivers were pinned in their vehicles.
Sgt. Troy Nedbalek with the Wichita Police Department said one vehicle was heading north on Seneca at a high rate of speed and failed to negotiate a curve in the road. The speeding vehicle then crashed head-on into another vehicle and overtuned.
The driver of the speeding vehicle, a man believed to be in his 40s, was hospitalized in critical condition. The other driver, a man in his 60s, was in serious condition.
Sgt. Nedbalek added that there have been lots of crashes in that area due to speed and the curve in the road. The speed limit there is 30 mph.
Two people have been injured, at least one of them critically, in a two-vehicle crash in Wichita's Riverside area.
The accident happened at around 10:20 a.m. Friday at Seneca and Museum Blvd. A Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor confirmed the crash involved two vehicle and that there was one critical patient in each vehicle, noting that their conditions came from fire department personnel. EMS later upgraded one patent from critical to serious.
The Wichita Fire Department said one vehicle was overturned and two people were pinned.
Additional information was not immediately available. KAKE News has a crew heading to the scene to gather details. Check back for updates.