1 critical in motorcycle-vehicle crash; separate crashes back up Kellogg

Crash near Pawnee & Hiram.
Crash near Pawnee & Hiram.(KWCH)
Published: Mar. 22, 2023 at 8:04 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update 12:50 p.m. Police say a 27-year-old man was critically injured in Wednesday morning’s crash.

The crash happened at around 7:25 a.m., as a rider was ejected from a motorcycle after colliding with a Dodge Ram driven by a 15-year-old boy.

EMS and the Wichita Fire Department treated the motorcycle rider at the scene and took him to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The victim sustained burns to a large portion of his body after the truck caught fire on impact. The driver of the truck was not hurt.

Investigators say the victim was riding west on Pawnee when he collided with the Dodge Ram, which was turning left from southbound Hiram onto eastbound Pawnee. The investigation is ongoing.

One person suffered critical injuries in a crash between a vehicle and a motorcycle in southwest Wichita Wednesday morning.

The crash happened in the 7 o’clock hour at Pawnee and Hiram, a few blocks away from Pawnee and Seneca. Sedgwick County 911 dispatch said the person injured is a burn patient.

Another crash backed up eastbound Kellogg near Seneca. There were no serious injuries in that crash.

A five-vehicle crash stalled westbound lanes of Kellogg near Oliver. That crash happened at around 8:30 a.m.