KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A police pursuit ended in a deadly crash on Monday afternoon at about 3:45 near The Legends following a theft at Cabela's.
The crash happened in the area of 94th and Parallel Parkway. The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating the crash as the lead agency, it confirms that two people are dead.
FOX 4's Molly Balkenbush reports when KCKPD tried to stop the vehicle, the driver took off and initiated the chase.
That driver then took a wide turn and collided with another vehicle, they were hospitalized and two passengers were killed. One is a male and the other a female. Nobody in the other vehicle that was struck was hurt, but they were checked out at a hospital as a precaution.
KCKPD asked KHP to assist the investigation.
Parallel is currently blocked at 91st, investigators have also blocked the road at 94th and State.
KCK Police Chief Terry Zeigler provided this update at about 6:20 p.m.:
Suspect vehicle was struck when it ran a red light as officers were pursuing them, 2 peoplet in bad guy’s car are dead. KHP investigating. https://t.co/CReGukukvt
— Terry Zeigler (@KCKPDChief) October 2, 2017
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