WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A woman is dead following a crash in west Wichita on Monday afternoon. It happened around 4:15 p.m. at the intersection of Elizabeth and Maple.
Wichita police said 80-year-old Frankie Baxter of Wichita was headed east on Maple driving Hyundai Tucson when she was rear-ended by a Mazda6. Police said the Mazda was eastbound on Maple at a high rate of speed and struck the driver’s side of the Hyundai, causing it to strike a curb and tree.
Fire crews worked to remove the woman from the car. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Wichita police arrested 33-year-old Scott Cabrales of Wichita on suspicion of aggravated battery, driving under the influence and no proof of insurance.