Accident in west Wichita leaves one dead
Updated On: Jan 21 2014 06:36:58 AM CST
One person is dead and another hurt in a traffic crash at K-42 and Maize Road.
A semi and car collided about 9:30 Thursday evening.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the light just turned green and a semi started rolling through the intersection. At that point, a car struck the back of the semi.
The driver of the car was killed and a passenger suffered serious injuries.
Sedgwick County Sheriff's Deputies closed southbound Maize Road, and the westbound lanes on K-42 to Tyler Road. KDOT crews also responded to assist.
A 911 Dispatcher confirmed an 81 year-old woman taken with serious injuries to Wesley Medical Center. So far, no names have been released.