Passenger pulled away from flames by officers after deadly crash


According to Wichita police, one man was pronounced dead at the scene and another was pulled away from a vehicle engulfed in flames after a 2008 Ford F-150 struck a tree at approximately 1:35 a.m. Saturday morning.

Officers were called to a single vehicle accident at Edwards and Second Street and located a vehicle in the front yard of a residence. 

It was determined that the vehicle was traveling northbound on Edwards, struck a curb and hit a large tree.

The front passenger, a 29-year-old man, escaped the vehicle and was pulled to safety by officers as the vehicle caught on fire. He was transported to a local hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

The driver, a 28-year-old male, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of accident is still under investigation. 

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the KSN News App and stay up-to-date wherever you are. You can even watch KSN News live for free!
Click here to get the app
Get it in the App store
Get it in the Google Play store

3 Day Forecast

KSN Storm Track 3 Weather

Trending Stories