1 critically hurt in Kechi crash

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One person has been critically injured in a two-vehicle crash in Kechi. 

The crash happened on Oliver near Chippewa Friday afternoon around 3:30.

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office said a man was traveling at a rapid rate of speed northbound on Oliver when he struck a vehicle from behind. His vehicle then ended up in the ditch.

Authorities say the man was unresponsive at the scene and transported to the hospital in critical condition. 

A woman in the other vehicle was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries. 

The road will be closed in the area for several hours while the crash is being investigated. Authorities say speed and alcohol could be related to the cause of the crash. 

If you witnessed the crash you are asked to call the authorities at 316-660-5300.

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