Jump to Navigation

Southeast Kansas car accident kills two, cause unknown

car rain headon

A car accident in South Central Kansas has left two drivers dead and investigators looking for answers. The crash occurred yesterday near the Wichita ex-urb of Mulvane, which is about 15 miles south of the city.

Authorities say that a Dodge Ram driver from Arkansas City was driving on K-15 and crossed into oncoming traffic around 6:20 a.m. Monday.

The Dodge driver slammed on his brakes and skidded up to 40 feet before hitting a Ford pickup truck driven by a 33-year-old Wichita woman. The both drivers were both killed in the crash.

There was also a 27-year-old Wichita man in the Dodge who survived the crash. That man is in the hospital in "very critical condition" according to the Wichita Eagle. Critical condition indicates that a person has suffered life-threatening injuries and has a poor prognosis for recovery.

It was unclear where the Dodge driver was going at the time of the crash but the Wichita woman was working for a school photography company and on her way to take photographs at the time of the crash.

A coworker of the woman said that her "warm smile and open heart made everyone she met feel that they mattered, like they were special. Her ever present optimism, her kind nature, and willingness to give of herself will be what we remember most."

Source: Wichita Eagle, "Trooper: Cause of fatal K-15 crash near Mulvane may never be known," Tim Potter, Oct. 15, 2012

Contact Us

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close
Subscribe to This Blog's Feed Visit Our Personal Injury Website

Kansas City Truck Accident Lawyers Video

http://www.hfmtruckinglaw.com In 2008 our firm obtained the largest settlement in the state of Missouri with a trucking case. That case is indicative of the kind of representation you get from our law firm. Contact an attorney today: (888) 353-0491