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2 dead, 4 injured in crash in downtown Wichita

May 05, 2019 - 6:32 pm

An accident at Douglas and Broadway killed two people and sent four others to the hospital.

At approximately 1:40 p.m., officers spotted a stolen BMW SUV in the 1100 block of North Broadway.  That vehicle immediately sped off at a high rate of speed, heading south on Broadway.  Officers attempted to catch up to the vehicle with activated lights and sirens.  The suspect vehicle gained distance and then collided with a Toyota Camry that was traveling east on Douglas.  A third vehicle was also struck at the intersection. 

The suspect driver is a 24-year-old female.  A  38-year-old male passenger was also in the vehicle.  Both were transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
The driver of the Toyota Camry, a 70-year-old female and a 12-year-old female passenger were killed in the collision.  The 12-year-old was ejected from the vehicle.  A front seat passenger who was also critically injured and remains hospitalized.
The 65-year-old male driver of a third vehicle, a blue Chevy HHR, was also taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
Broadway between William and 1st streets was closed.  Douglas was closed between Market and Topeka Streets.
This accident remains under investigation.

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