W. Wichita fatal crash; driver identified

Ted Woodward
May 07, 2019 - 1:44 pm

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The Wichita Police Department has identified the victim of last Saturday’s fatal collision as 19-year-old Christian Bocanegra of Wichita.

On Saturday May 4 at approximately 2:22 p.m. officers were dispatched to a single-vehicle injury accident at 9thStreet and Mclean Blvd.  Upon arrival, they located a silver Buick Lucerne that had left the roadway and was wrapped around a light pole, nearly shear the car in half.

Bocanegra, who was the only occupant, was transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries. 

Investigators believe speed played a role in this accident.


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