Person injured when car and train collide in north Wichita


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — One person has serious injuries after a car and a train collided near 21st and Broadway in north Wichita.

Shortly before noon, the call came in of a person pinned in a vehicle at 22nd and Broadway. Rescuers were able to get the victim out, and that person is now being treated.

Police say the driver was headed east on 21st Street and went around the warning signs. The train, going 35 mph, hit the car and dragged it about 200 feet down the track.

Police believe the driver’s injuries are non-life-threatening.

After the crash, Broadway was closed at 21st Street for a while because the train was blocking the road.

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