Driver flees scene of critical injury accident in Olathe

The driver of a wrecked car fled the scene in Olathe early Sunday morning, leaving behind three passengers in critical condition, including one who had been ejected through the windshield on impact.

The car apparently was traveling east on Dennis Avenue around 2 a.m. when it left the roadway and struck a utility pole near Sunset Drive. When police arrived at the scene, the driver was gone. The passengers were taken to area hospitals.

Anyone with information on the accident is asked to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-6950, or the TIPS Hotline, 816-474-8477.