WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The Wichita Police Department has identified the victim in Saturday’s fatal crash as 33-year-old Esbardo Chavez-Ruiz of Wichita. It happened around 4 p.m. at Main and Dewey.
Police said the investigation revealed, Chavez-Ruiz was the lone occupant of the Nissan Maxima driving south on Main Street. He lost control of the Nissan causing it to roll and strike the decorative retaining wall north of Kellogg.
Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.
“There were some witnesses driving down Main Street, but they were not struck by him, so that is where we are getting some of the reports of speed is from the people that were driving on Main at the same time,” said Sgt. Brian Mock, Wichita Police Department.
Police said the investigation is ongoing.