1 critical, 1 serious in crash near Garden Plain

Published: May. 18, 2020 at 2:47 PM CDT
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A man and a woman were hurt in a crash Monday afternoon after a box truck and SUV collided near Garden Plain.

Capt. Brad Hoch, with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office, said deputies were dispatched to the injury accident around 2 p.m. at the intersection of 21st St. S. and 247th W.

Eyewitnesses on the scene told deputies a box truck traveling northbound on 247th Street. collided at the intersection with an SUV traveling eastbound on 21st Street. The box truck then caught on fire.

A woman driving the SUV was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The man driving the box truck was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Hoch said the intersection is equipped with a stop sign with a flashing light.

Investigators are trying to determine why the box truck driver failed to stop at the intersection.

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