WPD have made contact with driver of vehicle involved in Monday night hit and run, no arrests made yet

One person was taken by ambulance to a Wichita hospital after being hit by a vehicle Monday...
One person was taken by ambulance to a Wichita hospital after being hit by a vehicle Monday night (Aug. 31) on the town's north side near 21st and Broadway.(KWCH)
Published: Aug. 31, 2020 at 9:14 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - (Update: 10 a.m., Thursday) - Wichita Police said that they have made contact with the driver of the vehicle in Monday night’s hit and run.

No arrests have been made yet.

(Update: 9:45 a.m., Tuesday) A 54-year-old Wichita woman remains hospitalized after a hit and run crash late Monday.

Police say officers responded to a report of a hit and run involving a pedestrian at 21st and Wellington around 8:30 p.m. Monday.

When they got there, they found a woman in the roadway with critical injuries. She was rushed to the hospital where she remains in stable condition.

Investigators determined the vehicle involved was a white 1993 Chevy van which was traveling East on 21st Street when the vehicle struck the woman who was crossing at Wellington.

The driver took off from the scene.

Police later found the van in the parking lot of a business at 13th and Waco, but it was empty.

If anyone has any information on this case, they can contact WPD accident investigators at 316-350-3685, the See Something Say Something hotline at 316-519-2282, or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.


Emergency crews transported a woman to a local hospital with critical injuries Monday night after a vehicle hit that woman and left the scene near West 21st North and North Wellington Place. This is near 21st North and Broadway, in north Wichita.

A witness who called 911 a little before 8:30 p.m. reported seeing a black or dark-colored truck traveling east on 21st Street, hitting the woman crossing the street, and then driving away.

Anyone with information on what happened should call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.

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