TOPEKA – A car authorities were chasing crashed into a second vehicle at a Topeka intersection, killing a passenger in the second car.
The Kansas Highway Patrol said a trooper tried to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation at about noon Thursday, but the driver failed to stop. The trooper briefly pursued the vehicle, which struck the second car at near Interstate 70 and Gage Boulevard.
The patrol says a passenger in the second car died, and the driver of that car was hospitalized with critical injuries.
The suspect and a baby in the back seat of the suspect’s car were taken to a hospital. A passenger in the suspect’s vehicle was uninjured.
The patrol says the victim’s name hasn’t been released, and charges are pending against the driver.