Man critical after early morning crash in Sedgwick County


CLEARWATER, Kansas — A man was rushed to the hospital with critical injuries after crashing into a utility poll in rural Sedgwick County on Saturday, an emergency dispatcher said.

It happened just before 4 a.m. near the intersection of 71st Street South and 103rd Street West.

The 18-year-old man reportedly lost control his car, left the roadway and crashed into a utility poll.

He was transported to Saint Francis in critical condition.

The accident is under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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