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Police seek driver who ran after causing fatal wreck

Kansas City police are still looking for the wrong-way, hit-and-run driver who caused a fatal wreck on Interstate 670 in the downtown loop Wednesday night.

Killed in the 10:40 p.m. crash near Locust Street was Wesley C. Lewis of Kansas City, Kan. Police said a man driving a brown Chevrolet Equinox was heading eastbound in the westbound lanes when he struck a silver 2000 Saturn nearly head-on. The driver of the Equinox got out of the wreckage and ran, according to witnesses.

Lewis died at the scene. Police have identified the owner of the Equinox and are trying to find him. Police found one full bottle of beer inside the Equinox.

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