Police identify woman killed in northwest Wichita accident


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police on Monday identified a victim in a fatal accident Sunday. The crash happened at 34th Street North and Ridge Road around noon.

Police said 43-year-old Erika Geromal died from injuries sustained in the collision.

Geromal was driving an Audi and was turning south onto Ridge Road. A 21-year-old woman driving a Jeep was heading north on Ridge Road. The two vehicles collided.

“The Audi turned in front of the Jeep. The Jeep struck the driver’s side of the Audi causing injuries to Geromal and two female passengers,” said officer Charley Davidson, Wichita Police Department.

Another person arrived and began CPR. Geromal was transported to the hospital where she died of her injuries.

The two female passengers, both 10, were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation into the accident is ongoing. The case will be presented to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office.

Police said at this time alcohol and speed are not known to be factors in the collision.

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