Two people hospitalized in Wichita police chase: official


A police chase Thursday night time in Wichita ended with a fleeing motorcyclist hitting a person on a bicycle, injuring them both equally, in accordance to the Kansas Freeway Patrol.

The accident transpired on Douglas at Chautauqua, which is near to Hillside. Close to 7:16 p.m., law enforcement experimented with to quit 27-calendar year-outdated Chase Ash-Carson of Wichita who was speeding on a Honda bike though headed west on Douglas, according to the KHP crash log.

Ash-Carson “veered remaining to keep away from the bicyclist,” a 59-yr-aged Wichita person crossing Douglas at Chautauqua, but ended up hitting the bicycle, the crash log mentioned. The motorbike then slid into the back of a auto parked on the north side of the street.

Ash-Carson was taken to nearby Wesley Health-related Heart with suspected really serious injuries. The bicyclist was also taken to the hospital with slight accidents. Both equally ended up in stable condition Friday afternoon, according to Wesley spokesperson Dave Stewart.

It’s unclear why the KHP investigated the crash. It is not unusual to have an outside agency investigate incidents involving an officer.

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