Drivers injured in Wichita rollover accident

September 06, 2019 - 8:30 pm

A vehicle accident in north Wichita resulted in a rollover.  It happened just before 5:30 p.m. Friday near Douglas and Green.

Both vehicles received significant damage, but the drivers were reported with only minor injuries.

Investigators said that a Ford Fusion was being pursued by Wichita police, struck a Ford Explorer, causing the Explorer to flip on its roof.

Wichita police were assisting the US Marshall's office who requested assistance in arresting a man, 26, with an active felony warrant.

Officials said that the suspect got into a gray Ford Fusion, in the 100 block of north Ash just after 5:00 p.m., and the officers attempted to stop the vehicle.  

The driver failed to stop initially, but soon after pulled over.  He then drove off again leading officers on a brief pursuit.

The pursuit came to an end after the suspect ran a stop sign at Douglas and Green and struck a red Ford Explorer causing it to overturn.  

The woman who was driving the explorer was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.  The suspect who was driving the Fusion and a woman passenger were taken into custody and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

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