Wichita police identify boy killed in Kellogg crash, alcohol may be involved
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Monday afternoon update: Wichita police have identified a child killed in a crash on Kellogg Saturday night as 9-year-old Armani Saucedo, of Wichita.
Police said a 27-year-old man was driving east on Kellogg at Seneca when his 2007 Ford Focus collided with a 2017 Ford F-150. The truck then collided with Dodge Ram. The Focus struck a bridge embankment. Police say Armani was ejected from the Ford Focus and died on the scene.
The driver only suffered non-life-threatening injuries. No one else was hurt. Police are now looking into whether alcohol was a factor in the crash.
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help Armani’s family pay for his funeral.
Sunday morning update: The Wichita Police Department (WPD) says a 9-year-old boy was killed after being ejected from a car due to a crash on Kellogg Saturday night.
The department says around 10:15 p.m., officers responded to an injury accident on eastbound Kellogg at Seneca involving three vehicles. When officers arrived, they found a 27-year-old man with non-life-threatening injuries and a 9-year-old boy who had died.
WPD says the man was driving a 2007 white Ford Focus eastbound on Kellogg and side-swiped a 2017 red Ford F-150. The truck then collided with a 2004 maroon Dodge Ram. WPD says the 27-year-old driver of the Ford Focus lost control of the vehicle, striking a bridge abutment. The department says the child was ejected.
The investigation is ongoing, and detectives are looking into whether alcohol was a factor.
The Wichita Police Department (WPD) says one person is dead after a crash on Kellogg Saturday night.
WPD says a Ford Focus was driving eastbound on Kellogg approaching Seneca just after 10 p.m., when the car hit a Ford F-150, also going eastbound. The driver of the Focus lost control, striking a bridge embankment.
The department says the passenger in the Focus died on the scene. The driver sustained minor injuries. No other injuries were reported.
Police are investigating if alcohol was a factor in the crash.
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