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Suspect killed in crash near Park City

Park City and Wichita Police are working a fatality crash at 53rd and Hydraulic.
Park City and Wichita Police are working a fatality crash at 53rd and Hydraulic.(KWCH 12)
Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 12:15 PM CDT
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PARK CITY, Kan. (KWCH) - A man suspected of trafficking drugs through Wichita is dead after a police chase that ended near Park City.

Officers stopped the suspect for a traffic infraction north of I-235 at the 254 exit, but the suspect fled after the officers gave commands.

During the chase, the suspect collided with a truck going North on Hydraulic. The driver of the truck has non-life-threatening injuries and is awake and talking at the hospital, according to WPD.

The area will be closed for the next few hours.

Park City and Wichita Police are working a fatality crash at 53rd and Hydraulic. A pursuit happened nearby.

The intersection will be closed for “several hours,” according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

Eyewitness News has a crew headed to the scene to gather more information.

Avoid the area of 53rd & Hydraulic due to a fatality collision that is being investigated at that intersection.

Posted by Park City Police Department - Kansas on Wednesday, July 21, 2021

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